Archaeology (Bioarchaeology) MSc


University of Southampton    Faculty of Arts and Humanities

Full time September MSc 1 year full time
History & Archaeology (19)

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Uncover the mysteries of the past with our Archaeology (Bioarchaeology) MSc programme. This specialist master's degree focuses on the study of human and animal skeletons, allowing you to develop expertise in human anatomy and faunal analysis. With access to our extensive skeletal and reference collections, you'll gain practical skills in analysing bones, identifying species, and interpreting archaeological remains. No prior knowledge of biology or anatomy is required. You'll have the opportunity to personalise your degree through optional modules and can even embark on a real-world placement. Join us and become part of our world-renowned archaeology community.

About the course

Learn how to uncover the secrets of past lives through the study of human and animal skeletons. With this specialist master’s in bioarchaeology, you’ll gain expertise in human anatomy, with unlimited access to our large skeletal collection. You’ll also develop skills in faunal analysis; we have one of the largest reference collections of mammals, birds and fish in the UK.

We’re ranked Top 30 in the world for archaeology (QS World University Rankings, 2019).

Your specialist bioarcheology learning will cover:

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Entry Requirements

First or upper second class honours degree, or an equivalent standard in other qualifications approved by the University in archaeology, anthropology, geography, biology, history or a related discipline.

English language: Band C, IELTS 6.5 overall, with a minimum of 6.0 in all components.

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Fees

A variety of scholarships, grants and bursaries may be available to help you fund your master’s study.

Please see the university website for further information on fees for this course.

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