Master’s degree: Master in Conservation and Restoration of Cultural Heritage (MA)
After completing the fulltime two-year Master’s programme, the Master graduate is defined as a “restauratiekundige” and receives a Master’s degree. The “restauratiekundige” can be defined a knowledgeable person concerning the conservation and restoration of cultural heritage, but to become a conservator-restorer one should complete the Post-Master’s programme.
The Master’s degree in Conservation and Restoration of Cultural Heritage in one of the nine specialisations, or the related track Technical Art History, is legally recognised and allows for the title Master of Arts (MA).
After acquiring the Master’s degree the graduate has completed a general academic training in both conservation theory and scientific research applied to the field of cultural heritage and possesses a basic knowledge of conservation and restoration.
Following successful completion of the MA Degree in Conservation and Restoration, the Master graduate can apply for the two-year Post-Master’s programme in order to become a certified conservator-restorer.
Post-Master certificate: Professional Doctorate in Conservation and Restoration of Cultural Heritage
After successful completion of the Post-Master’s programme, the conservator-restorer in training is awarded the certificate: Professional Doctorate in Conservation and Restoration of Cultural Heritage, allowing the title PdRes.
With this certificate the qualified conservator-restorer is equipped to enter the professional field.