Kingston University

Historic Building Conservation

Knights Park
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Rank: 100 (The Complete University Guide)

Location: Knights Park


Study mode full-time

Degree: Masters

Start Date: 2021/09/01

Duration: 12 months

Intl fees: £16200

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Kingston University has opted into the TEF and received a Bronze award.

This course offers training and professional development in line with established national and international standards.Through working with a range of professionals and specialists, you will become familiar with the interdisciplinary nature of the field, ready to extend your current practice and/or gain knowledge and expertise in new areas.Once you have graduated, and are in suitable employment, you may proceed to the RICS final assessment programme and/or build towards an application to the IHBC or other professional specialist registers.– London's historic buildings are used to illustrate and inform elements of the course.– This course enables you to become a professional within the specialist field of historic building conservation.– Through a week-long field trip to a European city you will have the chance to put your knowledge into practice (additional costs may apply).Graduates are employed by statutory bodies, nongovernmental organisations, national and regional charitable trusts, private consultancies, professional firms and specialist contractors


Entry requirements

A 2:2 or above honours degree or equivalent in any discipline. Candidates with nonstandard qualifications but with relevant experience are welcome to apply. The selection includes an interview.

Language qualifications

IELTS: 6.5 (no element below 5.5)

Notice: This score might not be totally accurate. It is the default IELTS grade for Kingston University.

Professional bodies

  • Chartered Surveyors, Royal Institution of

About this university

International students

The university attracts students from around the world and there are plenty of help and advice on hand to make the transition easier for them. This begins with welcome and orientation events at the beginning of studies and includes events designed to help students come to terms with their new home as well as organising matters such as a bank account, access to health care and even immigration and visas matters. There is an airport pick up service available and the Yellow Team are ambassadors on hand to offer help and advice. There is also language courses for those to whom English isn’t a native language. Kingston University Students’ Union is at the heart of activities outside the classroom as well as providing representation and support for its members. Their main building is on Penrhyn Road beside the bar and shop it operates. There are some 30 sports clubs and another 70 societies on offer while the volunteering department is the largest supplier of volunteers in the borough. It also runs another two bars and a shop on the other campuses. The clubs and societies offer something for all tastes including those around the arts such as drama, fashion and even anime and science fiction groups. There are cultural groups such as the Arab Society and the Hellenic Association as well as religious ones. Then there are academic groups such as the economics club or the engineering society. Finally, sports run from traditional team sports such as cricket and football through to activities such as cheerleading and martial arts as well as interests such as mountaineering and go karting.

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