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Conservation sciences and Technology for Cultural Heritage

Ca' Foscari University of VeniceVenice - ITALY

Field(s) of study: Art Management, Science
Cost of pre-eligibility application: 
  • Via Mastersbooking: 0 €
  • Via the regular school procedure: -- €
Course cost: 2 061 €

Next admission round: 

Next recruitment session:
Nov
to
Mar

Available slots: 

Available spots: 100
Places available per academic year: 200

Program Language

  • English

Course length: 

2 years (24 months)

Start of the program: 

September 2018

Level of entry: 

A Level+3 years
A Level+4 years
A Level+5 years

NOTICE: You can apply for this Degree Programme through mastersbooking.com only if you are an international student. Here follows the categories considered:

  • EU citizen and EU-equated citizen
  • Non-EU citizen with an Italian residency permit
  • Non-EU citizen residing in Italy with an Italian qualification
  • Non-EU citizen residing outside Italy
  • Italian citizen with a qualification obtained abroad

Italian citizens with Italian qualifications must follow a different procedure. For more info please visit: http://www.unive.it/pag/9791/.

This Master's degree programme is entirely taught in English and trains experts in cultural heritage conservation with a strong interdisciplinary scientific knowledge (chemistry, physics, biology, computer science, geology) and hands-on experience with innovative conservation technologies.

Once you will graduate you will become a conservation scientist, a technical and scientific expert in the conservation of cultural heritage.

You will know how to design and use new restoration and conservation technologies, develop and design prevention and manutention projects and carry out investigations of artefacts to in the conservation context.

 

 

This programme trains conservation scientists working in the conservation of historic-artistic heritage, with a strong scientific interdisciplinary education including chemistry, physics, biology, computer science and geology as well as innovative technologies for the conservation of artefacts, who will be able to interact with experts from other fields involved in the conservation process.

The graduate will be able to design and use new technologies for restoration, to develop prevention projects and to carry out investigations on artefacts.

 

Qualifications/expertise after completing the program

Master's Degree students will be able to carry out professional activities at professional companies and organisations operating in the sectors of restoration, protection of cultural heritage and the environmental recuperation as well as at local firms and specific institutions such as public and private superintendencies, libraries, archives and institutes of research.

 

Entry requirements

Entry qualification: Bachelor diploma (or higher)

For Academic year 2018/19, admission onto the Master's Degree programme in Conservation Science and Technology for Cultural Heritage requires:

  • an adequate personal preparation;
  • specific curricula requirements, matured with the obtainment of a definite number of credits in certain disciplinary fields;
  • understanding of English language at level B2: the list of certifications and cases of exemption are available on the dedicated web page. Each knowledge will be verified by the office at the moment of enrolment.

Admission criteria: 

Admission to the programme is subjected to the evaluation of the minimum curricular requirements and personal preparation, which is checked through the pre-evaluation procedure.
For students holding qualifications gained abroad: a minimum three-year degree is required.

Language requirements:    
English
B2 level of English language is also required.    
We accept the following international exams:

  • IELTS 4.0-5.0
  • TOEFL iBT 57-86

Please notice that students lacking certification in English will be required to fulfill the requirement in the first year of studies.
Admission to an open access Master's Degree course does not involve a selection process. However, you are required to have an adequate personal preparation and hold specific requisites. In this case, the Teaching Committee of reference will carry out an assessment.

 

Course cost description: 

Cost of the Degree Programme :

  • EU students: 2061€ 
  • Non-EU students from OECD countries (Australia, Canada, Chile, South Korea, Japan, Iceland, Israel, Mexico, Norway, New Zealand, United States, Switzerland and Turkey): 2100€ 
  • Non-EU students from developing countries (http://www.unive.it/): 700€
  • Students from all other countries: 1200€

In addition, Ca' Foscari offers students a variety of forms of financial aid: scholarships, exemptions and reduction of fees, student loans, prizes for outstanding dissertations and other forms of concession.
Some of the student loans involve agreements with banks allowing students to pay tuition fees on favourable terms. The most deserving students are entitled to an interest-free advance repayable a year after graduation.  
Students are also given the opportunity to participate in forms of student collaborations involving paid jobs within the university.