Building Conservation and Adaption at University of Central Lancashire - UCAS

University of Central Lancashire

Degree level: Postgraduate
Awarded by: The Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors

Building Conservation and Adaption (Taught)

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Course summary

Course overview

  • This course focuses on the repair, conservation and adaptation of historic buildings and sites, with the primary aims of conserving significance and sustaining active use.
  • You’ll examine the challenges involved in managing historic buildings and look at the role they play in the sustainable revitalisation of our towns and cities.
  • As well as exploring the techniques of conservative repair, adaptation, retro-fitting and extension in depth, you’ll also analyse the legislation involved in the protection of historic sites. You’ll gain an understanding of the challenges heritage experts encounter in finding viable uses for at-risk buildings in ways that are economically, environmentally and socially viable, while managing to conserve what makes them special.
  • This course offers the ideal foundation for a fascinating career working within the heritage sector and the historic built environment.
Why study with us
  • Accredited by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) and formally recognised by the Institute of Historic Building Conservation (IHBC).
  • Our industry connections provide you with the opportunity to gain valuable work experience with some of the biggest names in the heritage sector.
  • You’ll be taught by expert practitioners with extensive knowledge and experience working within the historic built environment.

Entry requirements

Minimum second class honours degree. Students with relevant and extensive industry experience will also be considered. Those who chose to study on this course are likely to have previously studied, or been interested in, topics such as: architectural history, architecture, architectural technology, archaeology, construction management, geography, heritage, history, housing, social studies/sociology, building surveying, town planning, tourism or urban studies.

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Building Conservation and Adaption at University of Central Lancashire - UCAS