Taught course

Stained Glass Conservation and Heritage Management

University of York · Department of History of Art

Entry requirements

An undergraduate degree in related fields such as architectural stained glass, conservation, art history, history, architecture, archaeology, fine arts, literary studies. Applicants below 2:1 or equivalent will be considered on condition of an interview with the programme leader.

Applicants without a degree, but with exceptional experience or demonstrable skills may also be admitted, subject to an entrance test. Previous experience in glass conservation is desirable.

Months of entry


Course content

Our Masters in Stained Glass Conservation and Heritage Management will give you practical experience with up-to-date conservation techniques, and an opportunity to work with leading conservation studios, museums and heritage institutions in Britain, Europe and the United States.

The course will provide you with invaluable work experience, and networks for your future career.

You'll train for a variety of employment in stained glass conservation, cultural heritage management, arts administration, museums, and the administration of historic buildings. You'll combine practical work with intensive seminar study to investigate the key issues in approaches to conservation and heritage. The programme will also prepare you for a higher research degree.

The course is based entirely on the historic campus at King's Manor in the heart of the medieval city of York, and you will have continuous access to our dedicated conservation and teaching studio.

We teach the course in partnership with the Department of Archaeology.

Information for international students

If English isn't your first language you may need to provide evidence of your English language ability. We accept the following qualifications:

IELTS 6.5, minimum 6.0 in each component.

For more information see our postgraduate English language requirements.

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MA
    full time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Postgraduate Administrator
+44 (0) 1904 322978