|Study location||United Kingdom, Newcastle City Campus|
|Type||Master courses, full-time|
|Nominal duration||2 years|
|Tuition fee||£12,000 per year|
Undergraduate diploma (or higher)
An honours degree, usually in chemistry, physics, art history or fine art
The entry qualification documents are accepted in any language
IELTS: 6.5 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each band)
At least 2 reference(s) must be provided.
Northumbria University’s MA Conservation of Fine Art course is the only Master of Arts course in the UK that specialises in the conservation of easel painting and works of art on paper.
Integrating a mix of fine art, science and forensic techniques, you will study a range of subjects including studio and work-based practice, conservation theory, science, technical examination, -preventive conservation and research training skills.
In addition to the core modules studied, you will have the option to undertake a work placement during years one and two in the UK or abroad.
This course will equip you with a deep understanding of both the skills and knowledge required to work effectively in fine art conservation laboratories or conservation jobs across the world.
You may choose to work in galleries or museums, or progress your research to PhD level.
Recent illustrious alumni list, include Virginia Lladó-Buisán Head of Conservation & Collection Care Bodleian Libraries, Britta New, Paintings Conservator at the National Gallery in London and Eleanor Hasler, Head of Paper Conservation at Kew Gardens.
As your professional development is in-line with the current postgraduate professional standards for the Conservation of Fine Art, your access to postgraduate professional jobs within the conservation sector is likely to be enhanced.