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Student placements 2023 - Where did they go?

Posted on 31st May 2023

Each year, students on the MA Conservation Studies programmes undertake a six-week work placement in industry as part of their studies. Here, students across our Ceramics, Furniture and Books specialisms tell us about their placement experiences.

  • Metalwork

    Making a suit of 17th century cuirassier armour

    Posted on 18th January 2022

    MA Conservation Studies student Andrew discusses the progress of a suit of 17th century cuirassier armour he began making in 2021. Now half finished, Andrew reflects on the process to date, his inspiration and what's next for the project.

  • Furniture

    Alumni Reports: Yuqi Chock

    Posted on 21st March 2016

    After completing the MA in Conservation Studies at West Dean, I served as an assistant for six weeks in the conservation studio of Michael Parfett in London. Michael works primarily on harps, harpsichords and frames, and the short work placement offered the opportunity to gain experience in conserving musical instruments, decorative surfaces and gilding.