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Full Time MA Degrees in History & Archaeology, Reading, United Kingdom

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About the course. -Develop and enhance your knowledge of archaeology through a selection of specialist modules that suit your chronological, geographical and thematic interests. Read more
About the course:
-Develop and enhance your knowledge of archaeology through a selection of specialist modules that suit your chronological, geographical and thematic interests
-A flexible degree that prepares you for a career in research, the commercial sector or heritage management
-Become part of a world-leading Department with an international reputation for excellence in teaching and research
-Take thematic and skills-based options that integrate social and scientific techniques
-Benefit from dedicated laboratories and state-of-the-art facilities

WHAT WILL YOU STUDY?

Sample modules:
-Interpreting Neolithic and Bronze Age Britain
-Introduction to human bioarchaeology
-From village to metropolis: understanding the urban phenomenon of Ancient Rome
-Theoretical approaches in archaeology

Please note that all modules are subject to change.

WHAT CAREER CAN YOU HAVE?

Our graduates go on to full-time employment within archaeology and related consultancies or units, museums and government agencies. Up to one third continue their academic career through doctoral research. In recent years, graduates have been successful in obtaining appointments with heritage agencies (Historic England, National Trust) and universities, including Bristol, Cardiff, Durham, Exeter and Newcastle.

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About the course. -Choose from a diverse range of options covering the full extent of the Middle Ages (AD 400-1600). -Learn to integrate social and scientific techniques. Read more
About the course:
-Choose from a diverse range of options covering the full extent of the Middle Ages (AD 400-1600)
-Learn to integrate social and scientific techniques
-Prepare for a career in research, the commercial sector or heritage management
-Become part of a Department with one of the world’s largest groups of medieval archaeologists
-Benefit from state-of-the-art facilities

WHAT WILL YOU STUDY?

Sample modules:
-Issues and debates in medieval archaeology
-Medieval European landscapes
-Colonisation and cultural transformation: the archaeology of crusading
-Medieval research placement
-Introduction to human bioarchaeology

Please note that all modules are subject to change.

WHAT CAREER CAN YOU HAVE?

Our graduates go on to full-time employment within archaeology and related consultancies or units, museums and government agencies. Up to one third continue their academic career through doctoral research. In recent years, graduates have been successful in obtaining appointments with heritage agencies (Historic England, National Trust) and universities, including Bristol, Cardiff, Durham, Exeter and Newcastle.

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You will take part in active learning through the guided study of themes and issues, and explore major episodes in the human past through case studies from all regions of the Middle East, including Iraq, Iran, Turkey, Syria, Arabia, the Levant and Egypt. Read more
You will take part in active learning through the guided study of themes and issues, and explore major episodes in the human past through case studies from all regions of the Middle East, including Iraq, Iran, Turkey, Syria, Arabia, the Levant and Egypt. The course will focus on interdisciplinary approaches to important, real-world issues, including the transition from hunter-forager to farmer-herder, the development of urban, literate civilisations, and the rise and fall of some of the world's greatest empires.

WHAT WILL YOU STUDY?

Modules include:
-Issues and debates in medieval archaeology
-Medieval European landscapes
-Colonisation and cultural transformation: the archaeology of crusading
-Medieval research placement
-Introduction to human bioarchaeology

Please note that all modules are subject to change.

WHAT CAREER CAN YOU HAVE?

Our graduates go on to full-time employment within archaeology and related consultancies or units, museums and government agencies. Up to one third continue their academic career through doctoral research. In recent years, graduates have been successful in obtaining appointments with heritage agencies (Historic England, National Trust) and universities, including Bristol, Cardiff, Durham, Exeter and Newcastle.

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About the course. -Prepare for a career in bioarchaeological research, the commercial sector or heritage management. -Focus on issues such as gender and the life course, childhood, migration, diet and health. Read more
About the course:
-Prepare for a career in bioarchaeological research, the commercial sector or heritage management
-Focus on issues such as gender and the life course, childhood, migration, diet and health
-Join a world-leading Department with an international reputation for excellence in teaching and research
-Benefit from dedicated laboratories and state-of-the-art facilities

WHAT WILL YOU STUDY?

Sample modules:
-Interpreting Neolithic and Bronze Age Britain
-Introduction to human bioarchaeology
-From village to metropolis: understanding the urban phenomenon of Ancient Rome
-Theoretical approaches in archaeology

Please note that all modules are subject to change.

WHAT CAREER CAN YOU HAVE?

Our graduates go on to full-time employment within archaeology and related consultancies or units, museums and government agencies. Up to one third continue their academic career through doctoral research. In recent years, graduates have been successful in obtaining appointments with heritage agencies (Historic England, National Trust) and universities, including Bristol, Cardiff, Durham, Exeter and Newcastle.

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Our graduates go on to full-time employment within archaeology and related consultancies or units, museums and government agencies. Read more
Our graduates go on to full-time employment within archaeology and related consultancies or units, museums and government agencies. Up to one third continue their academic career through doctoral research. In recent years, graduates have been successful in obtaining appointments with heritage agencies (Historic England, National Trust) and universities, including Bristol, Cardiff, Durham, Exeter and Newcastle.

WHAT WILL YOU STUDY?

Modules include:
-Research Paper
-Human Bioarchaeology
-The Medieval Landscape
-Food and Culture
-Material Cultures and Identities in the Roman Empire

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University of Reading Department of History
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Explore new aspects of the Middle Ages and learn to handle all types of source material in this fascinating course. Read more
Explore new aspects of the Middle Ages and learn to handle all types of source material in this fascinating course.

This course is open to graduates of any humanities or social science subject who are interested in studying the middle ages, and offers training in new disciplines and in using all types of medieval source material. It can be taken over up to five years and is the only MA in Medieval Studies which offers this level of flexibility. Students on the MA are full members of the prestigious Graduate Centre for Medieval Studies (which celebrates its 50th anniversary in 2015) and are encouraged to take part in all our research events and study trips.

WHAT WILL YOU STUDY?

Modules include:
-How to research the Middle Ages: this module introduces the disciplines available within the MA, and the research skills specific to each.
-Source Analysis: this module enables students to work with an expert supervisor on a piece of evidence of their own choice. It might be one of the medieval manuscripts or coins held in the University Library, a medieval building, or a published text.
-Option modules taught by supervisors from Archaeology, Art History, Classics, Economics, English Literature, History or Modern Languages
-A Dissertation: usually taken as the last part of the programme and designed to build upon knowledge and expertise gained in other modules.

Please note that all modules are subject to change.

EMPLOYABILITY

Our MA and MRes equip you with vital transferable skills for a range of careers. As well as providing ideal preparation for a PhD, they will enable you to develop experience and contacts in museums, collections, archives and teaching. Recent graduates have also gone on to careers in publishing, finance, museum curatorship, heritage, university administration and the media.

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University of Reading Department of History
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About the course. -Build a pathway, tailored to your personal and professional interests, through a range of optional modules and individual research projects. Read more
About the course:
-Build a pathway, tailored to your personal and professional interests, through a range of optional modules and individual research projects
-Includes a unique pathway in public history and public engagement delivered by staff actively engaged in the media and eminent researchers in material culture
-Focus on building your own research network and engagement in social media
-Work with academics at the cutting edge of research

WHAT WILL YOU STUDY?

Sample modules:
-USA and China
-Early modern emotions
-Bolshevik visions
-Violence and conflict in twentieth century Africa
-Building a new Jerusalem: the emergence of the Labour Party at the turn of the twentieth century

Please note that all modules are subject to change.

WHAT CAREER CAN YOU HAVE?

Thanks to the possibility of building your own pathway within our MA programme, you can specialise in your preferred area.
You may continue your academic development with doctoral research, or pursue a career as a teacher, archivist, or in museums. Many of our students have specialised in local history and later progressed to jobs in the heritage and conservation sector.
In addition, your experience of individual research will help you to develop valuable transferable skills. You will have demonstrated your ability to understand and apply complex ideas; to collect and analyse large quantities of information; to manage your own time and motivate yourself; to construct reasoned and articulate arguments; and to reach carefully balanced judgements. This should equip you to embark upon a range of professional careers.

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University of Reading Department of Law
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This course draws on the academic networks and events facilitated and organised by the Forum for Legal and Historical Research at Reading. Read more
This course draws on the academic networks and events facilitated and organised by the Forum for Legal and Historical Research at Reading.

The course is delivered through a combination of skills-focused training, guided research and writing. With its emphasis upon independent research the course is particularly suited to those considering legal practice, or who wish to pursue a PhD in history, law or related areas. Pursued as a part-time course, it would also be an asset to researchers and practitioners who would like to develop their knowledge and skills in new directions while undertaking structured independent research.

WHAT WILL YOU STUDY?

-Archival Internship
-Research Dissertation
-Research Seminar Presentation
-History and the Management of an Archive
-Sourcing the Past

EMPLOYABILITY

Graduates from our LLM course have gone on to work for various national and international law firms, as lawyers and as in-house legal counsel for large multinational companies in the UK and abroad, as well as international organisations and NGOs. A good proportion of our recent graduates are working with the European Union, the International Criminal Court (ICC) and the International Police (INTERPOL), amongst others. A postgraduate law degree will open many doors not only in specialised areas of employment, such as law firms, European and intergovernmental and nongovernmental organisations, but also in academia (with further postgraduate study), the media (journalism and broadcasting), the civil service, and other branches of public service.

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