Urban Conservation MA

University Of Leicester, United Kingdom

urban-conservation-ma

Next enrollment cycle

September 2022

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Total Course Fee

USD 23,219

Course Accredited By

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  • 1 Years
  • On Campus
  • Postgraduate
  • Degree
This course will provide you with specialist knowledge in issues of urban conservation and heritage and prepare you for professional practice within the field
  • The course has achieved full recognition by the Institute for Historic Building Conservation, the principal body representing Conservation professionals.
  • The course combines the historical study of cities and conservation practice with an understanding of architecture, material culture and the principles of establishing heritage value to provide a multi-disciplinary grounding in an area of growing significance for planning, tourism and urban policy.
  • You will develop an understanding of research design and acquire advanced analytical skills which will prepare you to undertake and complete a dissertation on an original topic of your choice.
  • You will gain practical skills in areas such as project management and scientific practice, ensuring you develop the expertise and knowledge to further your career in urban conservation or to undertake PhD study.

Enrollment Cycles

  • September 2022

Entry requirements

  • 2:1 degree in history or another relevant discipline.
  • We welcome applicants who do not have a degree but who can show enthusiasm and competence by having attended relevant certificated courses, by submitting published work or by writing qualifying essays to a first degree standard.

English Language Requirements

  • IELTS 6.5 or equivalent. If your first language is not English, you may need to provide evidence of your English language ability. If you do not yet meet our requirements, our English Language Teaching Unit (ELTU) offers a range of courses to help you to improve your English to the necessary standard.

Semester 1

Modules

  • The City in History
  • How Buildings Work: Architectural History and Structural Engineering from the Ancient World to 2000
  • If you enrol on our two-year part-time course you will take one core module and one option module in each semester over the two years and complete a 15,000-word dissertation in the second year.

Semester 2

Modules

  • Conservation, Heritage and the Urban Environment
  • Conservation in Practice
  • Plus your Urban Conservation Dissertation
  • If you enrol on our two-year part-time course you will take one core module and one option module in each semester over the two years and complete a 15,000-word dissertation in the second year.
  • UK and EU Students 
  • This is the total course fee. 
  • Starting in September 2021 
  • MA: £8,190 If you are resident outside the UK and the Republic of Ireland, you will need to pay a deposit of £2,000 to secure your place. 
  • This will be subtracted from your total tuition fee. 
  • Did you know you can apply for a Government Postgraduate Loan? 
  • Find out if you’re eligible. 

Additional costs 

  • Additional costs for 2021/22 are yet to be confirmed but, as an indication, the following was the case for students who started in 2020/21: There are optional field course costs associated with this course. If you choose to take part in the one day field trip to Birmingham, you will incur travels costs in the region of £40-50.

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