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Research Skills in Stained Glass History & Conservation - HOA00044M

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  • Department: History of Art
  • Module co-ordinator: Information currently unavailable
  • Credit value: 10 credits
  • Credit level: M
  • Academic year of delivery: 2020-21

Module will run

Occurrence Teaching cycle
A Spring Term 2020-21

Module aims

  • To provide guidance regarding expectations for MA work and advanced scholarly research (as exemplified by the dissertation)
  • To familiarize students with principal archival, bibliographic, art-historical and conservation resources
  • To introduce a range of significant methodologies and insights from the forefront of the discipline
  • To encourage students to adopt and adapt methodologies to suit their own developing intellectual interests
  • To encourage students to contribute to scholarly discourse within the profession

Module learning outcomes

  • To be able to deploy appropriate scholarly conventions in their own work
  • To be familiar with archival, bibliographic, art-historical and conservation resources relevant to their own research
  • To be familiar with a range of methodologies significant for the discipline
  • To know how to apply and adapt methodologies appropriate to their own research
  • To be able to develop independent research within the context of previous scholarship
  • To be able to manage a range of conservation materials and techniques within the context of their research project
  • To use the master-class opportunities for networking and collaboration, as appropriate
  • To be able to scope and devise a viable dissertation topic


Task Length % of module mark
Dissertation Proposal
N/A 50
Masterclass Essay
N/A 50

Special assessment rules



Task Length % of module mark
Dissertation Proposal
N/A 50
Masterclass Essay
N/A 50

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Indicative reading

Richard Marks, Medieval stained glass: Recent and Future trends in Scholarship, Journal of Stained Glass XXIV (2000), 62-79.

Rauch, Ivo, The Conservation and Restoration of Stained Glass: An Introduction to the Problem (2004, online at

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