UK Conservation Study Courses


If you are interested in a career in art or historic/cultural media conservation, here Willard present a list of conservation courses, both under and post graduate at a range of well respected UK universities that are currently welcoming course applications.

Stay tuned for next week’s blog where we present our essential toolkit for the student conservator.

The Courtauld Institute of Art

Postgraduate Diploma in The Conservation Of Easel Paintings MA Buddhist Art: History and Conservation

Camberwell College of Arts

MA Conservation

Northumbria University in Newcastle

MA Conservation of Fine Art

City & Guilds of London Art School

BA (Hons) Conservation Studies Post Graduate Diploma in Conservation


London Metropolitan University

BSc Restoration & Conservation (inc decorative surfaces, wood & metal) MA Conservation (decorative surfaces)

University of Lincoln

BA(Hons) Conservation & Restoration Conservation of Historic Objects – MA Conservation Science – MSc by Research /MPhil/PhD Conservation Studies – Graduate Diploma

University College London

MSc in Conservation for Archaeology and Museums MA in Principles of Conservation

Cardiff University

Conservation of Objects in Museums and Archaeology (BSc) Professional Conservation (MSc) Conservation Practice (MSc) Care of Collections (MSc)

University of Durham

MA in the Conservation of Archaeological and Museum Object

West Dean College

MA Conservation Studies

University of Glasgow

Textile Conservation MA


Image source: main – Second – City and Guilds of London Art School. Last – Cardiff University.