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Conservation of Archaeological and Museum Objects (Diss)

Durham University

M.A.
24 months
Duration
28350 GBP/year
12900 GBP/year
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About

The Conservation of Archaeological and Museum Objects (Diss) course offered by Durham University is particularly appropriate for those seeking a career in conservation research.

Overview

The Conservation of Archaeological and Museum Objects (Diss) course offered by Durham University is intended for those who wish to become conservation scientists or work in the fields of artefact research or preventive conservation. Graduates of the course will normally work in museums or large heritage organisations such the National Trust or English Heritage.

Graduate students are drawn from a wide range of disciplines, but manual dexterity, a very basic knowledge of chemistry and an enthusiasm and desire to work with museum objects are essential.

Career Opportunities

Many of our postgraduates move into an academic career, either teaching or by taking up post-doctoral research positions in universities. Others join museums or national and regional heritage organisations. Some work in professional archaeology, in national or local planning departments, while others elect to use their analytical and presentation skills to gain positions in industry, commerce and government.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Conservation Theory
  • Conservation Skills
  • Artefact Studies
  • Care of Collections
  • Conservation Practice
  • Dissertation.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 36 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

360 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Upper Second Class

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
62

Other requirements

General requirements

A good second class honours degree (typically 2:1 Honours) or international equivalent in any subject and a pass in mathematics (Grade C or above at GCSE level, or equivalent).

Chemistry Requirements: one of the following:

  • An 'AS' level in Chemistry or its equivalent
  • A degree which included a significant science component, e.g. Biology or Material Science
  • An A, B or C grade for Chemistry in a Scottish 'Higher' or similar high grade in the Irish 'Leaving Certificate' may also be acceptable
  • Completed university level course units in Inorganic and Organic chemistry - this is particularly appropriate for students from North America

Tuition Fee

  • International

    28350 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 28350 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    12900 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12900 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.

Year 2 Full Time Fees

  • EU Student/Home Student: £4,300 per year
  • International non-EU Student: £9,450 per year

Funding

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