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Cultural Heritage Conservation Science  Scienze per la conservazione e la diagnostica dei beni culturali

General information

Classification of Scholarly Field LM-11- Cultural Heritage Conservation Science
Application and Admission Open with entry requirements examination. How to apply.
Course Duration 2 years
Course Attendance Not mandatory
Course Language Italian
Course Location Lecture rooms in Città Studi - Milano
Head of Studies Mauro Cremaschi
Course Website Programme Description



Admission requirements

Graduates in degree class Science and Technologies for the Study and Conservation of Cultural Heritage and Media (L-43) and in the corresponding class established by M.D. 509/99.

Graduates in other classes or in the corresponding class established by M.D. 509/99 or other qualification obtained abroad and recognised as suitable, provided that candidates demonstrate the requisite skills and abilities to ensure profitable graduate study.

The skills and abilities required for admission and method of verifying suitable qualification of candidates for admission to the course will be established by the teaching regulations of the course.



Course Objectives

The second cycle two-year master’s course in Science for the conservation and diagnosis of Cultural Heritage is intended for all those wishing to extend and improve the abilities acquired in previous degree courses in order to take their place in the world of research and professional practice in the field of conservation of cultural heritage.

The degree course aims to educate and train Conservation Scientists, i.e. experts in diagnosis and technology applied to cultural heritage, endowed with a strong interdisciplinary educational background. In particular, second-cycle degree course graduates will acquire in-depth theoretical, methodological and experimental knowledge of science applied to the Conservation and Diagnosis of Cultural Heritage, enabling them to identify new theoretical developments and to operate at project and decision-making level in all areas of Science applied to Cultural heritage.



Career opportunities

The second cycle two-year master’s course in Science for the Conservation and Diagnosis of Cultural Heritage assumes a highly responsible role in the various fields of conservation of historic and cultural heritage with regard both to diagnosis before, during and after conservation-restoration interventions and protection and valorisation, in all professional environments through geological, physical, chemical-biological applications in the field of geoarcheology and archeometry in all fields of professional practice tied to the application of ICT to various types of cultural heritage.

The degree course provides training for the profession of Experts in diagnosis and technology applied to cultural heritage, as established by the recent Madia Law (110/2014) ISTAT code 2.1 – Specialists in mathematical, computer, chemical, physical and natural sciences and 2.6 – Specialists in education and training and research.