MSc Applications

Programmes Start in Spring 2021

Entry requirements for MSc Building Conservation (applications closed) and MSc Timber Building Conservation (applications open until 31 January 2021).

These programmes are designed to provide a high level, practical and professional education at Masters level for students who have:

  • at least a second class honours degree or an equivalent qualification from an overseas institution in archaeology, architecture, surveying, engineering or conservation, or a related field; OR
  • less conventional qualifications but with related professional experience. Previous students have come from a wide range of professional and craft backgrounds, such as building contractors wishing to undertake conservation contracts, engineers, planning departments, conservation organisations, surveyors, architects, carpenters, masons, archaeologists, specialist conservators and project managers. The MSc is suitable for students and mid-career professionals seeking to develop or enhance an academic or professional specialism in the conservation of buildings (timber buildings).

It is important that applicants have a keen interest in the conservation of historic buildings and the self-discipline and determination required to complete a postgraduate programme.

For those applicants whose first language is not English, evidence of a minimum standard of written and spoken English will be required.

MSc Application Deadlines

The recruitment for the MSc Building Conservation 2020-2022 course has now closed. Applications remain open of the MSc Timber Building Conservation course until 31 January 2021.


As part of the selection process applicants will be invited to take part in an interview, which can take place online. Applicants will hear back shortly from one of the MSc programme team.

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