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Masters degrees in History & Archaeology train students to uncover and understand the human past. They explore a range of records and physical materials in order to reconstruct past experiences and events and to examine their legacies in the present.
A range of specialisms are available, with programmes focussing on the history and archaeology of different periods or regions. Other degrees explore specific topics such as Military History, Social History or Intellectual History.
Taught courses tend to award an MA, though some MSc programmes are offered in technical branches of Archaeology. Research programmes are also available with the opportunity to carry out exciting archival- or field-work.
Masters degrees in History aren't just for budding historians – and a Masters in Archaeology won’t necessarily mean you belong in a museum.
Many History postgraduates go on to make professional use of their specialist period knowledge, as broadcasters, journalists or curators. Others draw on their degree more broadly. After all, understanding how the past informs the present is crucial to politics, law and international diplomacy.
Archaeology qualifications also develop a range of transferrable sills in addition to their obvious applications. You’ll be equipped for careers in a surprising number of fields ranging from heritage management to urban development and planning – after all, everything new is built on top of something older.
Finally, the technical skills gained within this discipline are highly transferable. Your programme will make you an expert in bringing together information from different sources and resources, analysing it effectively and presenting your findings clearly and coherently - skills that are as valuable in the boardroom as they are in the archive.
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The MA in Roman History and Archaeology is designed for students who wish to adopt a twin-tracked approach to the past by using both historical and archaeological evidence. Read more
This two-year programme combines the strengths of the MA History of Art and Archaeology of East Asia with intensive language training in Japanese or Korean. Read more
Have you ever wondered how the cities, towns and counties of the West Midlands developed? Do you want to find out about the changing experiences of local people and how they influenced the history of Britain as well as the region? Our part-time MA in West Midlands History is the only degree in the world to focus specifically on the History of the West Midlands. Read more
Our collaborative programme, led by our department of Archaeology and department of Classics and Ancient History gives you advanced grounding in the main themes and methods in Roman Archaeology and is ideal preparation for a PhD on the subject. Read more
The Archaeology MA inspires you to think about the human past from a variety of thematic and analytical perspectives. Newcastle is surrounded by world-class prehistoric, Roman, medieval and post-medieval heritage. Read more
The MA by Research is a one-year full time course of postgraduate study. Students taking this degree work on a specific project with expert supervision from a member of the Huddersfield History team. Read more
Kent’s MA in Roman History and Archaeology is designed for students who wish to adopt a twin-tracked approach to the past by using both historical and archaeological evidence. Read more
Each graduate program in the College of Arts and Sciences offers a limited number of partial scholarships. Program Scholarships range from $1,000 to $15,000
By studying in the School of History, Art History, Philosophy and American Studies, you will join a vibrant community where high-calibre teaching and research is combined with a stimulating and supportive environment.
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The university’s degree programs at Parsons School of Design, The New School for Social Research, and other esteemed graduate institutes offer endless opportunities for creative, curious, and critical minds.
Our International Studies and History courses enable you to understand and engage with the modern world. We’ll help you become a professional global citizen, prepared for the unpredictable future opportunities and challenges of a rapidly changing world.
At Cardiff University we offer a number of conversion courses that allow you to study a subject unrelated to your undergraduate degree or career, to support you with a change of career path.