No specific admission requirements. General admission requirements are applied.
Students have the right to apply for recognition of prior learning. The recognition is based on the skills of the student regardless of the ways the fore mentioned expertise has been acquired. The student has the resposibility to demonstrate the skills required in the study objectives and to provide the required information and documentation based on which the decision will be made.
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Conservation is an interdisciplinary area of science. The purpose of conservation is to preserve our cultural heritage. Conservation includes all such actions which slow down and prevent the deterioration of cultural heritage. Conservation can be divided into technical and preventive conservation.
There are six different fields of specialisation in conservation; conservation of objects, furniture, interiors, textiles, paper and paintings
The training gives students an extensive background knowledge in art and cultural history, material research based on chemistry and biology, technological studies and museology, and various conservation methods.
Conservators work in museums, conservation centres, archives, libraries, foundations, projects and universities, or as independent conservation entrepreneurs.
According to the Degree Regulations of Helsinki Metropolia University of Applied Sciences course assessment criteria are specified in the course implementation plan. The teacher in charge of the course will be responsible for the assessment. At the beginning of the course students must be informed on the assessment principles which must be based on the course objectives. Assessment takes primarily place for each course and applies to the students who have registered and been accepted on the course. If necessary, different components of a course may be assessed individually. If the course consists of several components, the teacher may point this out in the assessment principles contained in the implementation plan.
The assessment scale is as follows: excellent (5), very good (4), good (3), very satisfactory (2), satisfactory (1), fail (0) and pass (P). Any deviations of this scale will be decided by the President.
240 ECTS credits to be completed according to the curriculum.
Full-time studies. New students are admitted every fourth year.
Bachelor's Degree (First Cycle)