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How and why have the dead been treated and commemorated so differently from prehistory to the present day?
Our MA in Archaeology of Death and Memory explores the complex history of death and memory from the hunter-gatherer societies of the Palaeolithic to recent times.
Our course is an exciting, cross-period postgraduate course of global application. It will allow you to examine and gain advanced expertise in the study of death, burial and commemoration in the human past, shedding light on debates and concerns of our present day.
You will begin the first term by studying two 20-credit modules that explore research skills for postgraduate study and key themes and debates in mortuary archaeology. You will be able to explore themes such
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A 2:1 honours degree or equivalent qualification in archaeology or any relevant discipline is required.
Consideration will be given to those who hold a lower classification who can demonstrate they are capable of performing at the level required to complete the course successfully.
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The University of Chester provides a wide and flexible range of postgraduate and post-experience courses designed to meet the needs of prospective students. In today's rapidly changing world our postgraduate qualifications can provide valuable career and personal development opportunities and help you build on your experience and current skills.Read more
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