Syllabus for Specialised Course in Conservation

Fördjupningskurs i kulturvård


  • 15 credits
  • Course code: 5KV708
  • Education cycle: Second cycle
  • Main field(s) of study and in-depth level: Conservation A1F
  • Grading system: Fail (U), Pass (G)
  • Established: 2017-11-13
  • Established by: The Department Board
  • Applies from: week 46, 2017
  • Entry requirements: A Bachelor's degree, equivalent to a Swedish Kandidatexamen, from an internationally recognised university, including at least 60 credits in conservation or a similar field of study. 30 credits in conservation at Master's level.
  • Responsible department: Department of Art History

Decisions and guidelines

The course is eligible for students attending the Master's Programme in the Humanities, specializing in Cultural Heritage and Sustainability.

Learning outcomes

The student should, after completing the course, be able to
in terms of knowledge and understanding

  • demonstrate advanced knowledge within a chosen field of research in the field of cultural heritage
regarding competence and skills
  • identify and critically relate to research methods and current issues within the chosen field
  • explain how different theories are used in the chosen field and how they relate to each other
  • critically reflect on how research in the chosen field relates to the concept of sustainable development
  • demonstrate the ability to in dialogue with different group, in both national and international contexts, to present, oral and in writing,  one´s conclusions and the arguments on which these are based.
regarding judgement and approach
  • demonstrate ability to identify needs for further development of one´s own knowledge and take responsibility for that development.


The content of the course is specified in consultation with the program coordinator and course coordinator with reference to a particular profile of the master program.


Tutoring, individual or in group. Seminars may also occur.


The examination consists of a written assignment and an oral presentation of it.
If there are special reasons for doing so, an examiner may make an exception from the method of assessment indicated and allow a student to be assessed by another method. An example of special reasons might be a certificate regarding special pedagogical support from the University's disability coordinator.

Reading list

Reading list

Applies from: week 27, 2018