The Master’s Programme in Archaeology at Leiden University
offers a truly unique choice of challenging regional and thematic specialisations. The faculty staff are involved in projects all over the world, with a strong emphasis on field archaeology. This means that there is a strong connection between our current research projects and our education, and that you will be able to work with top researchers.
Visit the website: http://en.mastersinleiden.nl/programmes/archaeology/en/introduction
- Specialisations -
- Archaeobotany and Archaeozoology
- Archaeology and Anthropology of the Americas
- Archaeology of the Near East
- Archaeology of the Roman Provinces, Middle Ages and Modern Period
- Classical and Mediterranean Archaeology
- Digital Archaeology
- Heritage Management in a World Context
- Heritage of Indigenous Peoples
- Human Osteology and Funerary Archaeology
- Material Culture Studies
- Museum Studies
- Palaeolithic Archaeology
- Prehistory of North-Western Europe
- Multidisciplinary focus -
The specialisations offer an additional focus on ecology and geology. This is combined with iconological and historical studies, as well as with ethno-archaeological, anthropological and experimental approaches. As a student of one of our specialisations, you will gain in-depth knowledge of the discipline of your choice. At the same time, you will take part in ongoing debates about general theory, the development of new methods and the use of information technology.
Master of Arts or Master of Science?
Students who choose the Human Osteology and Funerary Archaeology, the Material Culture Studies, or the Archaeobotany/Archaeozoology specialisations, receive a Master of Science degree in Archaeology. For all other specialisations students receive a Master of Arts degree in Archaeology.
How to apply: http://en.mastersinleiden.nl/arrange/admission
BA degree (or equivalent) in Archaeology or relevant discipline. Additional specific requirements may apply per specialisation area. There is an additional language requirement (not applicable for Dutch students, students from Canada, USA, UK, Ireland, New Zealand or Australia, and students with an International Baccalaureate); IELTS 7,0 (average score), with a minimum of 6,0 for all four separate skills.TOEFL: 600 paper-based/250 computer-based/100 internet-based.