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Full time & Part time September MA 1 year full time, 2 years part time
History & Archaeology (19)

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Embark on a captivating journey into the past with the Archaeology MA programme at Newcastle University. Delve into the rich archaeological landscape of Newcastle and beyond, exploring prehistoric, Roman, medieval, and post-medieval heritage through fieldwork and study trips. Tailor your learning experience with six specialist pathways, including Prehistoric Archaeology and Historical Archaeology. Engage with leading academics in the field and benefit from the exceptional resources at the Great North Museum: Hancock. Develop practical skills in GIS, artefact analysis, and research methodologies while honing your ability to manage projects and communicate effectively. Upon completion, open doors to diverse career opportunities in the heritage sector, museums, and beyond. Join a vibrant community of postgraduate students and immerse yourself in a world of discovery and exploration. Entry requirements include a 2:1 honours degree in archaeology or a related field, showcasing your passion for uncovering the mysteries of the past.

About the course

Newcastle is a great place to study a master's in Archaeology. We're surrounded by world-class prehistoric, Roman, medieval and post-medieval heritage and you'll make full use of our rich archaeological landscape with regular study trips and fieldwork in the region. Our world-class on-campus Great North Museum: Hancock provides some of the finest archaeological collections often used in your learning.

The Archaeology master's has six specialist pathways and a generic route. You can select a pathway to suit your individual needs, background and career aspirations. As well as a general ‘Archaeology’ pathway, you can choose from:

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Entry Requirements

A 2:1 honours degree, or an international equivalent, in archaeology. A 2:1 honours degree in any other subject will be considered alongside personal statement.

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