There is a growing demand, therefore, for those specifying or writing tenders for building refurbishments to have a sound understanding and knowledge of appropriate conservation techniques and approaches.

The course will be run by Harriet Devlin MBE who has joined the Birmingham School of Architecture. Harriet was recently conferred with MBE for services to heritage and the environment in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List, and brings many years of conservation practice experience and teaching to the centre of Birmingham.

Key Facts

  • Obtain key skills in conservation with practical skills-based workshops and lectures.
  • Part-time, flexible study to develop your CPD allows you to work and study.
  • You will study conservation requirements of the historic environment, with a strong practical element, to develop your practitioner skills.
  • Conservation or the historic environment is a UK growth area, with increasing interest in historic constructions, government policies and sustainable energy targets which align to this subject.

Why Choose this course?

  • The course has strong links to the Institute of Historic Building Conservation (IHBC) and also contributes to becoming a Member of the Architects Accredited in Building Conservation (AABC).
  • This flexible course is designed to allow you to continue working full-time alongside your studies, with sessions held on Fridays and Saturdays – or study one module at a time at your own study pace.
Award: MA / PgCert / PgDip
  • MA Part Time (2 years)
  • PgCert / PgDip Part Time (2 years)
School:  Birmingham School of Architecture
Faculty  Birmingham Institute of Art & Design