Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia

Conservation and Restoration

Cycle

Segundo ciclo

Degree

Mestre

Paths

ECTS Coordinator

Maria João Seixas de Melo

Coordinator

Maria João Seixas de Melo

Opening date

September

Fees

1063,47 Euros/year or 7000,00 Euros/year (for foreign students).

Schedule

Daytime.

Education objectives

The Master in Conservation and Restoration will have the autonomy to apply the basics of preventive conservation, and to carry on the Work curative intervention, ie to restore.

The competence to carry out an intervention Restoration implies a critical attitude and a thorough assessment that will not only characterize the state of change and pathologies of the Work and propose intervention measures, both preventive and curative, the more correct. Of particular importance in the formation of these criticisms, history and art production techniques and methods of examination and analysis in Art and Archaeology.

In the final stage, year-round, students will construct their area of expertise. On stage, students are prepared for the open problems that are ambiguous and daily life in their future professional life as well as the stress of everyday work in a market economy, highly competitive.

The trained professional will know how to innovate, to continuously upgrade and compete internationally.

Degree pre-requisites

Duration: 2 years

Credits: 120 ECTS

Mandatory scientific areas:

Conservation and Restoration

Scientific Area Acronym ECTS
Mandatory Optional
Human and Social Sciences CHS 6 -
Conservation Sciences CCONS 33 -
Restoration and Conservation CONS 75 -
Conservation and Restoration / Conservation Sciences CONS / CCONS - 6
TOTAL 114 6

Conservation Sciences

Scientific Area Acronym ECTS
Mandatory Optional
Human and Social Sciences CHS 6 -
Conservation Sciences CCONS 96 6
Restoration and Conservation CONS 12 -
TOTAL 114 6

Access to other courses

Access to a 3rd cycle

Evaluation rules

The following modes of evaluation are used with regard to academic qualifications:

  1. Evaluation based solely on an examination or completion of a final project.
  2. Evaluation based on work done throughout the semester excluding examination or final project. In these courses students can expect to carry out, for example, laboratory activities, mini-tests, tests, individual or group projects, seminar-related activities, any combination of which will be used to determine the final grade.
  3. Evaluation based obligatorily on an examination or a final project. In these courses there extists a form of evaluation similar to one of the aformentioned activities in paragraph 2 as well as a form of evaluation based on a final exam.
  4. Evaluation based on work done throughout the semester with the possibility of foregoing an examination or a final project.

The final Dissertation (or Project) involves a public discussion with a Jury.

Structure