Compare 7 Masters Programs in Conservation

A master’s is a graduate degree that shows a student has received advanced education in his or her chosen field. Taken after receiving an undergraduate degree, this program can take from one to four years to complete.

What is a Master in Conservation? This degree program continues where bachelor degree studies leave off, focusing on advanced research skills and more intricate subjects. You will learn how to conduct research on and conserve important cultural objects created of stone and wood, along with decorative surfaces. Additional materials used to create these three-dimensional pieces include ceramics and plaster, which you will also learn how to preserve.

With so much information available on the Internet today, it’s important to learn how to research and where else to look for information on the objects you will be working with. Advanced research skills are sought after in many fields. You can also learn how to plan and carry out long-term projects in this program, gaining valuable project management skills.

Schools around the world offer a Master in Conservation, and tuition costs vary at each institution. You should contact the school directly for more information on costs.

Learning about the methods used to create art in all its forms will give you a deeper appreciation of cultural practices that can lead to a variety of careers. You might enjoy working as a curator for a museum or corporation. As you become more of an expert in your field, you may choose to work as an estate appraiser, an antique dealer or manage an art gallery. In the publishing field, you may enjoy writing or editing articles and/or books.

You can complete a Master in Conservation program through a variety of online schools and enjoy studying from home. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

7 Results in Conservation Filter

Master of Architecture in Conservation and Regeneration/ Master of Arts in Conservation and Regeneration

CEPT University
Campus Full-time Part-time 2 years Request Info India Ahmedabad + 1 more

Conservation and Regeneration program is a two-year specialist education in theory and practice of building conservation and conservation led urban regeneration. The program situates itself in the context of the World Heritage City of Ahmedabad and engages with the historic built environments, urban histories and theories, contextual design approaches and community engagement to explore the relationship between conservation practice and urban regeneration.

Masters in Art Conservation and Restoration

Palazzo Spinelli Group
Campus Full-time 1500 hours Request Info Italy Florence

This master aims to prepare applicants who intend to work in the sector of Cultural Heritage. Students will have the opportunity to develop a pragmatic and practical approach to the themes relating to cultural heritage, preservation and conservation through a series of hands-on experiences at restoration sites and laboratories combined with the direct study of artworks and practical internship sessions in enterprises and institutions.

Masters Program in Science and Technology for the Conservation of Cultural Heritage

Sapienza University of Rome
Campus Full-time 2 years October 2019 Italy Rome

The Masters Program in Science and Technology for the Conservation of Cultural Heritage trains experts in Archaeometry and Conservation Science.

Master in Restoration and Conservation

University of Dubrovnik
Campus Full-time 2 years October 2019 Croatia Dubrovnik

The graduate study in Restoration and Conservation (wood, paper, textile, metal, and ceramics) lasts two years, i.e. four semesters (120 ECTS credits). Upon completion of the graduate study, students acquire the academic degree of Master in Conservation and Restoration (wood, paper, textile, metal, ceramics).

Master in Rare Books and Digital Humanities

University Bourgogne Franche-Comté (UBFC)
Campus Full-time 2 years September 2019 France Besançon

The Rare Book Digital Humanities master’s degree aims at providing high level competence in rare and early books with a view to providing the capacity to work in the book trade or in rare book conservation and digitization, along with digital humanities expertise allowing one to supervise digitization, online accessibility, and 3D animation projects, among others.

Master in Science for the Conservation - Restoration of Cultural Heritage

University of Bologna
Campus Full-time 2 years October 2019 Italy Ravenna

The course is aimed at the education and training of Conservation Scientist, a scientist with knowledge on chemistry, physics, biology, geology and informatics applied to cultural heritage and further knowledge in conservation (ethics, history, cultural values, historical technologies, past and present conservation technologies and practice, specific scientific aspects, etc.).

Master's Degree in Conservation Science and Technology for Cultural Heritage

Ca' Foscari University of Venice
Campus Full-time 2 - 2 years

This programme is taught entirely in English and trains experts in cultural heritage conservation with a strong interdisciplinary approach (chemistry, physics, biology, computer science, geology) and emphasises hands-on experience with innovative conservation technologies. At the end of the programme, you will possess the qualifications you need to become a conservation scientist, a technical and scientific expert in the conservation of cultural heritage. You will be able to design and use new restoration and conservation technologies, develop and design prevention and maintenance projects and carry out investigations of artefacts in a conservational context.