The Malta Independent, 12th June 2008 –
Heritage Malta is offering an introductory course to conservation studies through its Institute of Conservation and Management of Cultural Heritage (ICMCH).

Lectures will be held between 14 July and 1 August, Mondays to Fridays.

It is aimed at the public as well as prospective conservation-restoration students, serving them as a preparatory course for the entrance examination, a pass in which is a compulsory special entry requirement to the Bachelor in Conservation and Restoration Studies (Honours) – B.Cons. (Hons).

Lectures are held between 9am and 4pm, with the teaching time divided equally between theoretical lectures and practical sessions.

The course will cover archaeology, architecture and history of art for conservation studies as well as an introduction to conservation science, artistic techniques and documentation practices in conservation-restoration.

The fee is e140 for the public and e70 for students. Application forms can be downloaded from the Heritage Malta website (

One can collect an application form from the ICMCH Office at Heritage Malta, Bighi in Kalkara.

Applications are to be sent in by Friday 4 July.

A career in conservation-restoration requires an academic formation at university level. ICMCH offers the B.Cons. (Hons) course, which is a degree conferred by the University of Malta.

For further information about courses offered by ICMCH, send an email toicmch@heritagemalta.orgThis e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view itor phone on tel. 2395-4231.