University of Sheffield

School of Architecture

MA Conservation and Regeneration


The University of Sheffield

Western Bank

Sheffield, England S10 2TN

United Kingdom

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

MA Conservation and Regeneration

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The MA in Conservation and Regeneration specialises in the theory and practice of building conservation and conservation-led urban regeneration. Designed for students from a variety of academic and professional backgrounds, the programme takes an interdisciplinary approach, drawing on expertise in historic built environments, urban history and theory, contextual design approaches and community engagement to explore the relationship between building conservation practice and urban regeneration.

Building conservation practice can broadly be described as the development of socially and environmentally sustainable design within the historic built environment which responds to and respects its immediate surroundings and which values memory, identity and continuity with the past. Growing recognition of the social, cultural and financial asset of existing buildings and spaces has placed built heritage issues high on national government policy agendas and conservation principles figure prominently in the successful physical and economic regeneration of the built environment.

The programme addresses a national and international need for skilled practitioners who are able to steward built heritage and to mediate between the numerous stakeholders in the historic built environment. It aims to develop skilled and knowledgeable professionals who can engage with a range of historic and contemporary design approaches and who are able to effectively evaluate and manage change within the historic and built environment of the 21st century.

Sheffield School of Architecture´s intellectual ethos builds strongly on social and environmental responsibilities in relation to the design and production of the built environment, and designing with an understanding of context (both physical and social) is an important consideration. The MA in Conservation and Regeneration invites students to understand archit


We are pleased to offer the Sheffield Scholarship 2016 to all US students commencing a Taught Masters programme in September 2016. The scholarships are: • £2,000 if your tuition fees are between £14,500 and £16,500 • £2,500 for each student paying fees of £16,501 and upwards We also offer scholarships of 50% of the course fee which will be offered on the basis of academic merit.

International Student Requirements:

IELTS 7.0 (minimum 6.5 in each component) or TOEFL iBT 100
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