Master of Preservation Studies featured in Brain Gain Top 5 Postgraduate Courses in Heritage Conservation
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Tulane University, US
The university’s Tulane School of Architecture offers undergraduate and graduate programs in Preservation Studies.
The Master of Preservation Studies has four main themes of learning – preservation and planning, technology, theory or law, and architectural history. However, the program focuses on urban preservation within the rich historical context of New Orleans.
The course takes an interdisciplinary approach with modules like building preservation, history of North American architecture, international practice and the economics and business of preservation.
The Masters degree is delivered over three semesters (1.5 years) and costs approximately 32000 USD per year.
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