Course info

The Graduate Diploma provides the theoretical and practical knowledge and experience necessary to start your career as a conservator and to begin to develop an area of specialisation.The programme is designed to be accessible from both the humanities and science study backgrounds. Students choose one of the pathway specialisms below, yet elements of interdisciplinary work are still involved.Books and Library MaterialsDevelop the skills and competences to work towards becoming a professional ... READ MORE

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Start date and duration

Start date
Full Time
1 year


Entry requirements

Degree or qualification at equivalent level to a second year of undergraduate study (e.g. HND. FdA or DipHE) and an interest or experience in object conservation and cultural heritage. Alternatively, accreditation of prior experiential learning (APEL) will be considered for those who have been out of formal education for some years and are over 21, who do not meet the general (minimum) entrance requirements, but who can demonstrate their capacity for degree-level work in other ways.

Tuition fees

For students from

£12,690 per year
Students from Domestic
Students from Other UK
Students from Northern Ireland Students from Northern Ireland
Students from Channel Islands
£12,690 per year
Students from EU EU Students
£12,690 per year
International Students

Where you'll study

West Dean College of Arts and Conservation

West Dean Chichester
West Sussex
PO18 0QZ United Kingdom Nearest train station: Fishbourne  3.1 miles away

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