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A Bachelor of Arts is a degree that typically requires four years of study. Generally, those who pursue a BA focus on liberal arts, science, or both disciplines. Students who earn a bachelor’s degree generally have a basic level of knowledge about many subjects and a specific level of knowledge about a few. What is a BA in Conservation? This program focuses on the conservation of cultural ob… Read more

A Bachelor of Arts is a degree that typically requires four years of study. Generally, those who pursue a BA focus on liberal arts, science, or both disciplines. Students who earn a bachelor’s degree generally have a basic level of knowledge about many subjects and a specific level of knowledge about a few.

What is a BA in Conservation? This program focuses on the conservation of cultural objects, ancient relics, and antique artifacts. Courses in the program involve appreciating objects, preventing damage, and restoring appearance. Further, students can likely expect to work with a variety of preservation tools during their course of study. Conventional artist tools, digital devices, and computer programs each usually have a place in this degree program. Many programs take a hands-on approach, with students restoring increasingly valuable cultural objects during each of their four years of study. Some BA programs may also allow students to take specialty preservation and restoration courses, giving them an opportunity to conserve artifacts of specific interest to them.

Graduates of a BA in Conservation usually have the education, skills, and experience needed to pursue either employment or graduate education. Those who pursue this discipline may learn the manual dexterity, artistic skills, and conservation techniques required to protect artifacts from the debilitating consequences of aging or abuse.

Determining the cost of a BA in Conservation is somewhat challenging. The cost of the program varies considerably based on the institution, courses, tools, and other factors. For a realistic estimate of the expenses associated with this bachelor’s degree, prospective students should contact the admission office at their target institutions.

Careers in conservation are often competitive but available. Many graduates pursue work in museums, cultural centers, and private collections. Similarly, those wanting to pursue a career in museum management typically start with a BA in Conservation. Some, though, take their skills into the field and work with archaeologists and paleontologists as research assistants.

Conservation typically requires both artistic aptitude and historical knowledge, but earning a BA in Conservation is generally a good way to enter the field. To learn more, search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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City & Guilds of London Art School
London, United Kingdom

At City & Guilds of London Art School the BA (Hons) Conservation Studies degree course positions Conservation at the meeting-point of science and art – a fascinating blend ... +

At City & Guilds of London Art School the BA (Hons) Conservation Studies degree course positions Conservation at the meeting-point of science and art – a fascinating blend of state-of-the-art forensics, aesthetics and traditional craft skills. During this intensive, demanding course you will work on a challenging variety of complex live projects, using objects lent by leading public and private institutions. -
BA
Full-time
3 years
English
Campus
 
University of Lincoln
Lincoln, United Kingdom

The BA (Hons) Conservation of Cultural Heritage degree offers opportunities to gain extensive, hands-on experience working on a range of historic materials provided by museums ... +

The BA (Hons) Conservation of Cultural Heritage degree offers opportunities to gain extensive, hands-on experience working on a range of historic materials provided by museums, historic houses and private collections. Students can become familiar with different materials, time periods and collections, within their historical context. -
BA
Full-time
3 years
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 

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