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Archaeology of Buildings MA


University of York Department of Archaeology

Full time & Part time September MA 1 year full-time; 2-3 years part-time

About the course

Train in the systematic research, recording, analysis and interpretation of historic buildings.

Through a combination of academic studies, practical training and research projects, you will learn the specialised skills required for the historical research, visual analysis and archaeological recording and interpretation of buildings. You'll gain a foundational knowledge of the history of architecture in the UK, from c.1000 to the present day. The course will allow you to explore current intellectual and professional research priorities in the archaeology of buildings and introduce you to conservation legislation, policy and practice. You'll leave with excellent research and communication skills relating to the research, analysis and interpretation of historic

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Entry Requirements

2:1 or equivalent in Archaeology, History of Art, Architectural History or a related field. We also consider applicants who have a 2:2 degree and relevant work experience.

The course is suitable for students and mid-career professionals seeking to develop or enhance an academic or professional specialism in buildings archaeology. To find out if your professional experience or qualifications are appropriate, please contact the Course Director.


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Open days

13 November 2020
Postgraduate Sciences Virtual Open Day

20 November 2020
Postgraduate Arts and Humanities Virtual Open Day



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