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COURSE TITLE Master of Science in Conservation of Decorative Architectural Surfaces (Preparatory Programme)
 
COURSE CODE UPPMSCCDAFT

LEVEL OF QUALIFICATION

NATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS
FRAMEWORK LEVEL

DURATION

MODE OF ATTENDANCE

TOTAL ECTS CREDITS

Level NA

Not Applicable

2 Semesters

Full-time

60

COURSE OVERVIEW
The one-year Preparatory Programme is designed specifically to prepare students to commence the MSc in Conservation of Decorative Architectural Surfaces the following year. It will give students coming from a humanities background the opportunity to familiarise themselves with science-based topics (20 ECTS), and conversely, students from a science background the opportunity to familiarise themselves with arts-based subjects (20 ECTS). During the same year, other topics to be covered by all participants (40 ECTS) include documentation for conservation, research methods and traditional materials and technology. Work-in-progress seminars and the development of practical and manual skills will also be given great importance during this preparatory year.

Information about the Master of Science in Conservation of Decorative Architectural Surfaces is available here.
 
ADMISSION AND
PROGRESSION REQUIREMENTS
The Course shall be open to applicants in possession of:

(a) a Bachelor's degree obtained with at least Second Class (Honours) or Category II in a discipline related to Archaeology, Architecture, Biology, Chemistry, Conservation and Restoration, Engineering, Fine Art, History of Art or Physics, or

(b) qualifications deemed by Senate, on the recommendation of the Board, to be comparable to the qualifications listed in paragraph (a).

In addition to (a) or (b) above, in order to be admitted to the Course, candidates must also obtain a mark of at least 65% in a test or tests as established by the Board, and held not later than one month before the start of the academic year.

The admission requirements are applicable for courses commencing in October 2015.

For more detailed information pertaining to admission and progression requirements please refer to the bye-laws for the course available here.
 
 


 

 

 
Last Updated: 26 May 2016
 
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