Scottish Architectural Traditions
Get an introduction to traditional Scottish building methods and materials, and learn how the elements of a building interact and function together as a whole.
Historic Environment Scotland has developed this unique diploma in consultation with heritage experts to meet the growing demand for conservation skills across the heritage sector.
The advanced professional diploma in technical building conservation will prepare you for a wide range of specialist careers in the heritage sector. New graduates, emerging professionals and existing practitioners can all benefit from the opportunity to broaden their expertise.
The course offers flexible learning so you could commit for to a full year or split your studies for up to a five year period. The full course is split into four units, which are further split into a number of modules. You can find more detailed information below or in our prospectus.
The advanced professional diploma programme is made up of four units. Each of these is in turn made up on one or more modules, any of which can also be studied on an individual basis as a short course (except Module T: Final Project, Unit 4).