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Full time & Part time September MSc 1 year FT / 2 years PT

About the course

Study human and animal remains from all over the world, specialising in either one or both disciplines.

Course description

Using a combination of established and cutting-edge methods, this course focuses on the study of bones from archaeological sites. You’ll get training in the analysis of both animal and human bones, but you may decide to specialise in one or the other. 

The course is taught through lectures, seminars and lab-based practicals. We use case studies from all over the world and we explore all phases of human history. You’ll have access to labs and some of the best collections of human and animal remains in the world.

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Entry Requirements

Usually a minimum 2:1 honours degree in an arts, humanities or science subject. But your interest in and understanding of archaeology is more important than what you studied at undergraduate level.

English language requirements:
Overall IELTS score of 6.5 with a minimum of 5.5 in each component, or equivalent.


Fees

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Sofia Tecce

My MSc in Osteoarchaeology has been fundamental in developing my career as it provided me with the essential tools of zooarchaeological analysis as well as the necessary skills to approach a career in archaeology, whether on commercially funded projects or in academic research.

Scholarships

The University of Sheffield is offering a number of Postgraduate Taught Scholarships to self funded full and part time students who are liable to pay fees at the home rate and starting their studies in 2019. You do not need to wait for your undergraduate degree classification to apply for a scholarship. These scholarships aren’t course-specific. All taught postgraduate courses are eligible. The money can be used towards tuition fees and living costs.

Value of Scholarship(s)

10,000

Eligibility

To apply there are four criteria:

Studying a taught postgraduate course FT or PT for a maximum of four years.
Domiciled in the UK or EU and are not charged international rate fees.
Not already qualified at masters level, or higher.
Self funded. Courses fully funded by the NHS or the Initial Teacher Training bursary, or courses that are eligible for undergraduate funding such as integrated masters are not eligible.

And one or both of the following:

From a group that is evidentially under-represented among the institution's taught masters population.
Achieved or currently predicted a first class undergraduate degree.

Application Procedure

If you have an offer to study at the University you should use your Applicant MUSE details to log in. If you do not have an offer to study with us please log in to the application form by creating an external account. The deadline to apply is 5pm Monday 13 May 2019.


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