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Historic Preservation, MHP

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #201 (ARWU) Athens, GA, United States
A multidisciplinary program in Historic Preservation at the University of Georgia preparing students for broad-based public and private sector careers in the conservation and management of cultural resources of both the built and natural environment ensuring their sustainable use and future development.

Overview

The master degree program in Historic Preservation at the University of Georgia prepares students for broad-based careers in the conservation and management of historic resources in both the built and natural environments. The two-year course of study attracts students from diverse backgrounds and is structured to develop versatile, competent and highly motivated professionals who can perceive preservation opportunities in the broadest sense and who can develop strategies ensuring the protection and use of cultural resources as a part of the fabric of urban and rural environments.

The MHP program’s general aims are to prepare students from diverse academic backgrounds such as architecture, landscape architecture, urban planning or design, interior design, art history, social history, law, archaeology, real estate, economics, or other disciplines, to work together efficiently at the task of retrieving and recycling the built and natural environment, and to give these specialists a common concept of their task, a common language for describing it, and common methods for dealing with the problems involved.

Programme Structure

The more specific objectives of the curriculum are to provide for the student:

  • An understanding of the nature and role of historic resources.
  • A basis for the development of a personal philosophy in historic preservation.
  • A working knowledge of the principles and techniques of historic resource protection and utilization within both urban and rural environments, along with the ability to utilize effective preservation planning processes.
  • An intensive, community-oriented, practical educational experience which effects a balance between academic and professional training.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    30 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

  • Admission and Application Procedures
  • Readmission Procedures
  • Deferring an Application
  • Application Fee
  • McNair Scholars Program
  • Transcripts and Academic Records
  • Entrance Test Scores
  • Letters of Recommendation
  • Non-Degree or Transient Status
  • Application Forms
  • Summary of Materials

Tuition Fee

  • International

    26616 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13308 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    26616 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13308 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    10460 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5230 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Athens

  • 720 - 1170 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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