MSc Bioarchaeology


University of York    Department of Archaeology

Full time & Part time September MSc 1 year full-time; 2-3 years part-time Award winner
Forensic & Archaeological Sciences (16) History & Archaeology (19)

FindAMasters summary

The MSc Bioarchaeology programme at the University of York offers an exciting opportunity to delve into the fascinating world of archaeological science. Combining advanced osteoarchaeological techniques with molecular analysis of human remains, you'll explore stable isotopes, lipid residue analysis, palaeoproteomics, and ancient DNA. With access to world-class facilities, you'll receive expert training in human osteoarchaeology and have the chance to study ancient biomolecules. The programme also allows you to tailor your studies to your interests, offering modules in biomolecular analysis of artefacts, animal bones, and historical archives. Whether you have a background in Archaeology, Anthropology, Biology, or related fields, this programme will equip you with valuable skills for a range of career opportunities in the field of archaeological research and beyond.

About the course

Study at the frontiers of archaeological science

5th in the UK QS World University Rankings by Subject, 2023

20th in the world QS World University Rankings by Subject, 2023

Bioarchaeology at York combines advanced osteoarchaeological techniques with the molecular analysis of human remains. You'll be encouraged to immerse yourself in the study of stable isotopes, lipid residue analysis, palaeoproteomics and ancient DNA – and play an active role in the development of new techniques in this constantly evolving branch of archaeology.

Read more about this course

Entry Requirements

2:1 or equivalent in Archaeology, Anthropology, Biology or related fields.

Mature students or those with less conventional qualifications but with relevant professional experience and enthusiasm for this field will be considered. To find out if your professional experience or qualifications are appropriate, please contact the Course Director.

You will need to submit examples of written work with your application.

If English isn't your first language you may need to provide evidence of your English language ability.

Visit our website for details.

You will need to submit examples of written work with your application.




 Course Content

Visit institution website

Where will I study?

Where is University of York

Videos


All Available Videos:
Dig into Viking Archaeology Dig into Viking Archaeology 14/11/2022 11:24:32
Dig into Viking Archaeology
Archaeology facilities at York Archaeology facilities at York 14/11/2022 11:29:02
Archaeology facilities at York
Postgraduate study with the Department of Archaeology Postgraduate study with the Department of Archaeology 14/11/2022 11:28:53
Postgraduate study with the Department of Arc...
Search Suggestions

Based on your current searches we recommend the following search filters