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MSc and Postgraduate Diploma in European Urban Conservation
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Special Feature - Conserving India's ancient world in changing times

BUILDING AND URBAN AREA
CONSERVATION AND REGENERATION

Study these INTERNATIONALLY SIGNIFICANT TOPICS at the:
CENTRE FOR CONSERVATION AND URBAN STUDIES [CCUS]

University of Dundee

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CCUS is run jointly by the Schools of Town and Regional Planning and Architecture

3 TERM DIPLOMA/1 YEAR MSc PROGRAMME

Since 1991 we have run a successful postgraduate programme, European Urban Conservation. This four term Masters is based on international principles established by ICOMOS [The International Committee on Monuments and Sites]. The theory and practice components analysed in the programme are applicable to all the world's built heritage. Indeed 'World Heritage Sites', established by UNESCO, are dealt with in the Heritage Management Course which forms part of the four taught, examinable components of the programme:

  1. URBAN AREA CONSERVATION

  2. BUILDING CONSERVATION

  3. INTERNATIONAL HERITAGE CONSERVATION PRACTICE

  4. HERITAGE MANAGEMENT

Non-assessed components include Information Technology, Building Recording and 20th Century Design Styles.

SUITABLE FIRST DEGREES

Applicants normally have a first degree in one of the following disciplines:

TOWN PLANNING
ARCHITECTURE
BUILDING SURVEYING
URBAN STUDIES
URBAN GEOGRAPHY
ART HISTORY
URBAN HISTORY
ARCHAEOLOGY
TOURISM STUDIES

HIGH QUALITY PROGRAMME

The postgraduate programme has gained professional recognition from the Institute of Historic Building Conservation (IHBC). A recent external examiner's report described the programme as:

"a first class course with dedicated staff"

More details about the EUC programme and/or contact the Programme Director: Neil Grieve n.f.grieve@dundee.ac.uk



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