BA Conservation and Restoration of Cultural Property - Speciality in Sculpture

The Programme Conservation and Restoration of Cultural Property specializing in sculpture, will allow you to know the materials that make up the pictorial works and the techniques used, as well as to recognize their pathologies and deterioration factors. On the other hand, the acquisition and understanding of a culture of restoration is achieved, providing the necessary knowledge to critically and responsibly face all restoration and conservation operations.

240 ETCS4 YearsScholarships

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La fecha de comienzo del Curso 2018-2019: Monday, 01 October 2018.

The restoration of the Cultural Property produces a deep satisfaction when returning the stability to the work intervened

Julia Ramos. Coordinator of the Conservation and Restoration of Cultural Property Degree

These Higher Artistic Studies are equivalent to university degrees, nevertheless they offer more hours of practical training and you can enjoy scholarships from the Education Ministry and the Andalusian Government. This degree, specialized in the preservation and restoration of Cultural Property, specializes in sculpture, stands out for its professional interest, currently these professionals have a great demand, since the protection of Heritage has generated a constant increase of cultural management and dissemination policies.

There are many international references that along with the importance of our heritage that needs to be preserved and the social demand have encouraged this centre to make these future professionals available to society.

This programme, both from an academic and a formative point of view, fulfils the objectives of the European Higher Education Area (EHEA). It is structured in ECTS credits (240), this being a simple and comparable system with the rest of the countries of our Environment, favouring mobility and employability.

Teaching Staff

  • Nacho Lomas

    Photography Technique

  • Marian Mellado

    Drawing and color

  • Rocío Padilla

    Chemistry and Physics

  • Julia Ramos

    Conservation foundations

  • Adelina Ruz Hita

    Orientation and Professional placement

  • Jesús Salas

    Volumetric Expresion

    Subjects

    1º Year

    Introduction to the Conservation and Restoration. Criteria and methodology. 8 ECTS Annual Theory - Practice
    Representation systems 6 ECTS Annual Theory - Practice
    Drawing and colour: foundations and techniques 10 ECTS Annual Theory - Practice
    Volumetric expression 7 ECTS Annual Theory - Practice
    Photography Technique 4 ECTS 2nd Semester Theory - Practice
    Computer resources I 4 ECTS 1st Semester Theory - Practice
    Physics and Chemistry basis applied to Conservation and Restoration 9 ECTS Annual Theory - Practice
    Natural materials 4 ECTS Annual Theory - Practice
    Theory and history of art 8 ECTS Annual Theory - Practice

    2º Year

    Introduction to support treatments 9 ECTS 1st Semester Theory - Practice
    Introduction to surface layer treatments 9 ECTS 2nd Semester Theory - Practice
    Preventive conservation 6 ECTS Annual Theory - Practice
    Photographic documentation 3 ECTS 2nd Semester Theory - Practice
    Computer resources II 3 ECTS 1st Semester Theory - Practice
    Chemistry applied to restoration treatments 6 ECTS 1st Semester Theory - Practice
    Synthetic materials 4 ECTS Annual Theory - Practice
    Iconography and iconology 3 ECTS 1st Semester Theory - Practice
    Contemporary art 3 ECTS 2nd Semester Theory - Practice
    Theory and history of Restoration 4 ECTS Annual Theory - Practice
    Sculptural procedures and techniques I. Organic supports 5 ECTS 1st Semester Practice
    Sculptural procedures and techniques II. Inorganic supports 5 ECTS 2nd Semester Practice

    3º Year

    Biodeterioration of cultural property 4 ECTS 1st Semester Theory - Practice
    Instrumental techniques of analysis 5 ECTS 2nd Semester Theory - Practice
    Legal regime for the conservation and restoration of cultural property 3 ECTS 2nd Semester Theory - Practice
    Management of cultural heritage 3 ECTS 2nd Semester Theory - Practice
    Technical English 4 ECTS Annual Theory - Practice
    Conservation-restoration projects 4 ECTS 2nd Semester Theory - Practice
    Sculptural restoration I. Organic supports 9 ECTS 1st Semester Practice
    Sculptural restoration II. Polychromy on organic supports 9 ECTS 2nd Semester Practice
    Virtual Restoration 4 ECTS 1st Semester Practice
    History of sculpture 5 ECTS 1st Semester Practice
    History of applied arts 5 ECTS 1st Semester Practice
    Optional 5 ECTS Annual Optative

    4º Year

    Research and documentation 5 ECTS 1st Semester Theory - Practice
    Professional organization and management 5 ECTS 1st Semester Theory - Practice
    Treatment of sculptural supports. Inorganic materials, stone, stucco, others 8 ECTS 1st Semester Practice
    Restoration of structures in wood: altarpieces and carpentry of the white 5 ECTS 1st Semester Practice
    Restoration of contemporary sculpture 5 ECTS 1st Semester Practice
    Optional 8 ECTS Annual Optative
    Final Graduate Project 12 ECTS 2nd Semester Theory
    Practicum 15 ECTS 2nd Semester Theory

    Services

    The students of ESADA can enjoy the services of Orientation and Guidance from the start, to focus from the beginning what their interests are and to perform internships from the second year. They will also work on their job placement as a graduate.

    ESADA has an international approach, therefore a language improvement program is included within the training of students, which includes weekly classes of foreign language throughout the four years of the degree.

    MENTORING

    The students of ESADA are accompanied by a mentor who will accompany them through their learning process and that will help them to achieve their maximum potential.

    SCHOOL OF DESIGN

    ESADA is the only design school in Andalusia that offers the four design specialties (Graphic, Interiors, Product and Fashion), allowing students to develop in a multidisciplinary environment. This way students acquire a global vision of the design process and fosters them to establish collaborations that enrich their training process.

    THE CITY

    Studying Conservation and Restoration in Granada has the advantage of being in contact with a vibrant and international city. In Granada you will find a unique blend of:

    • Historical buildings and historic environments part of the world heritage like the Alhambra or the Muslim neighbourhood.
    • A multicultural and international city, where you can enjoy a wide cultural offer (concerts, art museums, exhibitions, etc ...)
    • A privileged natural environment where you can enjoy the ski resort or the Mediterranean coast, both are half an hour away from the city.

    So if you still do not know where to study conservation and restoration ESADA is your choice!

    Skills

    Graduates in the Degree of Conservation and Restoration of Cultural Property, sculpture specialty, will be qualified and competent professionals, with capacity to advise on the processes related to the conservation of pictorial works, and to establish criteria and intervention strategies, acquiring the knowledge and skills needed to define and perform treatments on cultural property, ensuring their integrity and permanence.

    Being a regulated degree, the regulations that develops the Superior Degree of Conservation and Restoration of Cultural Property in the Specialty of Sculpture establishes a series of specific skills that the students must acquire, which are:

    • To diagnose alterations of pictorial works of art and of their constituent materials through examination, identification, analysis and evaluation.
    • Decide and execute the treatments of conservation and restoration of property of the specialty most appropriate to each case, putting into practice the knowledge, criteria, technical procedures and skills and acquired skills.
    • Decide and execute the treatments of conservation and restoration of property of the specialty most appropriate to each case, putting into practice the knowledge, criteria, technical procedures and skills and acquired skills.
    • To write and direct projects of conservation and restoration of the goods that integrate the specialty of painting and to advise technically in its realization.
    • Plan, document and monitor the process of conservation and restoration of pictorial works of art, applying the relevant work methodologies.
    • Establish an interdisciplinary dialogue with other professionals related to the field of cultural heritage, especially with regard to pictorial heritage.
    • Provide technical advice to agencies, institutions, companies and individuals on the state and conservation measures related to cultural property of the specialty.
    • To investigate the pictorial cultural heritage in terms of the evolution, constitution and causes of deterioration of these cultural assets, as well as the work methodology of the conservation and restoration of pictorial works.
    • Perform a critical analysis of the methodology, treatments and materials used and evaluate the effectiveness of the intervention performed.
    • To design protocols of action for the in-situ maintenance, storage, exhibition, manipulation, packaging and transport of cultural property of the specialty, in a way that guarantees its integrity and adequate conservation.
    • Use the resources that new technologies facilitate for the development of professional practice.

    Professional Profile

    The professional profile of the graduate in Conservation and Restoration of Cultural Property is the qualified technician to analyse and diagnose the state of conservation of cultural property, define, plan and execute strategies, plans and treatments of conservation and restoration and write and manage conservation-restoration projects.

    Access

    ESADA, being a private centre, is not in charge of conducting access tests; this is the responsibility of the Ministry of Education of the Junta de Andalucía.

    For each call, June and September, the School will prepare a course to meet the needs to access these studies.

    The access tests are divided in three different exercises. The first two develop during the first day of the call for tests and the third during the second day. Exercise 1 has a value on the final grade of 50% while the remaining two add up to 25% each, without having to approve the three parts to pass the exam.

    Course: Preparación Pruebas de Madurez

    From 12 December 2018 to 12 December 2018

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    Course: Preparación Pruebas de Acceso a Conservación y Restauración de Bienes Culturales

    From 12 December 2018 to 12 December 2018

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    Academic Fees and Scholarships

    4362.6 € Per Year

    As students of an official degree, you have the right to apply for the scholarships of the Ministry of Education for post-compulsory studies, as well as those of the Regional Ministry of Education (ADRIANO). In addition, as a novelty, this year ESADA offers own scholarships to academic performance, which will be a bonus of 50% of the amount of tuition during the four years of training, for the best high school records.

    Being studies within the European Space of Higher Education, it is possible to choose the Erasmus + Scholarships both to study abroad and to do international internships.

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