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

Sapienza University of Rome

Program Description

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

Sapienza University of Rome

The Masters Programme in Science and Technology for the Conservation of Cultural Heritage trains experts in Archaeometry and Conservation Science. The programme provides students with specialist skills in the multi-analytical characterization of a wide range of materials related to archaeology and cultural heritage, scientific methods and advanced technologies in the study of conservation.

In particular, graduates will acquire:

  • ability to work in a research area with a strong multidisciplinary nature ranging from sciences to humanities;
  • expertise in analytical techniques, scientific methods of investigation and data interpretation for the recovery and conservation of cultural heritage;
  • advanced skills in the analysis of the interaction between cultural heritage and the chemical-physical environment;
  • advanced knowledge of archaeometric applications in a range of fields.

Graduates in Science and Technology for the Conservation of Cultural Heritage carry out a wide range of activities in different Institutions involved in the management and conservation of cultural heritage, including government institutions, museums, archives and international organizations devoted to the conservation of cultural heritage, as well as companies and professional organizations working on the conservation, restoration and protection of cultural heritage will also be involved.

Career Opportunities

Graduates in Science and Technology for the Conservation of Cultural Heritage carry out a wide range of activities in different Institutions involved in the management and conservation of cultural heritage, including Government Institutions, Museums, and Archives, International Organizations devoted to the conservation of cultural heritage.

Companies and professional organizations working in the field of conservation, restoration and protection of cultural heritage will also be involved.

Students will be able to:

  • Carry out diagnostic studies before, during and after the conservation and restoration of cultural heritage and relative environment
  • Study, implement and evaluate materials, measures, methods and conservation technologies, and establish standards and guidelines for the conservation of cultural heritage
  • Develop technological skills in the study of cultural heritage
  • Promote research and scientific cooperation, and disseminate scientific results in the field of safeguard of cultural heritage
  • Cooperate with other people involved in the process of conservation and restoration

The training of conservation scientists can eventually lead to a doctoral degree.

Eligibility

The Master Course in Science and Technology for the Conservation of Cultural Heritage is open to students with a Bachelor degree (I cycle equivalent-180 ECTS credits) in Sciences. Eligible Candidates must have a strong background in a wide range of Science and Mathematics subjects. In particular they must have attained at least:

  • 84 ECTS in scientific disciplines, including mathematics, physics, chemistry, mineralogy, biology, and computer sciences
  • 6 ECTS in humanities and economic disciplines (e.g., museology, history of restoration and techniques of artistic production, and cultural heritage legislation)

The minimum English language requirement is level B2(IELTS).

Admission will be based on admission requirements, followed by scheduled interviews of all eligible students.

This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated September 1, 2017
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2 years
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