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"As a student you can expect a rich learning experience in a diverse and unique environment that will challenge you whilst exposing you to a stimulating mix of ideas and knowledge. The programmes have a strong practical as well as academic focus and our tutors are experts in their fields. You will have access to exciting projects, develop your skills, collaborate across disciplines and have the opportunity to gain a qualification to further your employment opportunities or support your personal goals."Francine Norris BA (Hons) MA FRSA, Director of Education
The School of Conservation offers a dynamic, internationally connected and respected learning environment. Conservation graduates from West Dean College are amongst the most sought-after in their field.
You will have the opportunity to engage in your chosen specialism: Books, Ceramics, Clocks, Furniture, Metals or Collections Care and study up to MA level. A close proximity to other programmes and an increasing focus on research allows for cross-discipline study and support in a rich collaborative environment.
West Dean College has a dynamic and creative music community that attracts students with a passion for music who are ready to channel that interest into instrument making or playing.
You can study for a Foundation degree full-time, or enrol on a music short course. Our talented team of tutors are specialist musical instrument makers and musicians ready to help you make new discoveries and develop your skills.