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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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Unleash your passion for the past with the Archaeology MA programme at Exeter. Dive into the world of contemporary archaeology with a curriculum designed to ignite your curiosity and hone your skills. Tailor your learning experience by choosing from a diverse range of modules across the first two terms, culminating in an original dissertation in your final term. Delve into Bioarchaeology and Experimental Archaeology under the guidance of world-leading experts with a keen focus on research and interdisciplinary collaboration. The programme boasts exceptional facilities including labs, equipment, and extensive collections to support your academic journey. With a 2:1 or above in archaeology, history, or related fields, you can embark on this exciting academic adventure. Don't let a high 2:2 hold you back – your passion and relevant experience are equally valued. Join us at Exeter and pave your path to a successful career in Archaeology or the Heritage Sector.

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Overview

  • Exposure to core methods and issues in contemporary archaeology
  • Flexibility to choose subjects around your own interests through a range of options
  • You will achieve a respected standalone qualification or training for a PhD degree in line with UK Research Council requirements
  • Our location is surrounded by sites of archaeological interest and you may also have opportunities for international fieldwork

Course content

The programme is divided into units of study called modules which are assigned 'credits'. The credit rating of a module is proportional to the total workload, with 1 credit being nominally equivalent to 10 hours of work.

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Entry Requirements

We are looking for graduates with a 2:1 or above in their first degree in archaeology, history, ancient history, anthropology, biology, geography, geology, chemistry, heritage, or similar.

While we normally only accept applicants who meet these criteria, if you have a high 2:2 or equivalent, or are coming from a different academic background which is equivalent to degree level, or have relevant work experience, we would welcome your application.

Applicants are also required to meet our English language requirements. Please see our website for details.




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