MSc in Conservation and Restoration of Historical Structures and Monuments

Course Information Package

Course Unit CodeMACOM08
Course Unit DetailsMSc Conservation and Restoration of Historical Structures (Electives Courses) -
Number of ECTS credits allocated5
Learning Outcomes of the course unitBy the end of the course, the students should be able to:
  1. Identify the laws that govern an archaeological site
  2. Recognize the necessity to protect and manage and display archaeological sites to the public
  3. Develop the ability to discuss philosophical ideas on conservation of archaeological sites
  4. Develop critical thinking
  5. Construct personal viewpoints and ideology regarding new problems that arise in conservation of archaeological sites
  6. Express a personal ideology and standpoint in regards to conservation of archaeological sites
  7. Show argumentative skills in speaking and writing
Mode of DeliveryFace-to-face
Recommended optional program componentsNONE
Course Contents

- Familiarity with the meaning of the principle of organization and management of the archaeological site with the usual needs protection, coverage, collection products excavations, groundwater management and ground water, etc. mounting excavation slopes.
- Study of ways to optimize and use of found and excavated antiquities
- Report to the ways of traffic and circulation within the site, methods of information, guidance and information to visitors, the organization of auxiliary spaces etc.

Recommended and/or required reading:
  • Will be recommended by the professor
    Planned learning activities and teaching methods

    The taught part of the course is delivered to students by means of 13 lectures, conducted by electronic presentations. Lecture notes and pictures are given to students in electronic form.

    Lectures are supplemented by visits to archaeological or historic sites analysis are part of the course requirements.
    Assessment methods and criteria
    Midterm assignment 50%
    Final assignment 50%
    Language of instructionGreek
    Work placement(s)NO