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Full time & Part time October MA Full-time: 12 months | Part-time: 24 months

About the course

The MA in Archaeology is an ideal postgraduate degree if you want to study the major developments in human societies from the origins of settled life to the florescence of the great civilisations.

We'll teach you a variety of practical archaeological techniques and cover in depth the prehistory of the Mediterranean region, the Near East and Northern Europe or Classical Archaeology.

This degree is great preparation for a research degree or, with the practical skills it covers, for a career in archaeology. The problem solving, analytical and team-working skills you'll gain are transferable to other types of employment.

You will take a taught programme of 180 credit points, comprised of 120 credits worth of modules plus a 15,000-20,000 word research dissertation worth 60 credits which is

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Entry Requirements

You will require a good 2:1 or equivalent undergraduate degree should be in Archaeology or related fields such as (but not limited to): Anthropology, some science subjects (Biological, Physics, Geology, Geophysical), and History and Geography.

International qualifications: Applications from international students are welcome. International qualifications will be evaluated in line with the National Recognition Information Centre (NARIC) guidelines.

English language qualifications: All applicants must have reached a minimum required standard of English language and are required to provide evidence of this.


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