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Archaeology MA


Course Description

Course Overview

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 and medieval heritage. We make full use of our rich archaeological landscape with regular study trips and fieldwork.

Newcastle University has a long and distinguished history of archaeology, including: Prehistoric; Greek; Roman; Late Antique; Western Medieval; Byzantine; Historical Archaeology.

We have access to some of the finest collections of archaeological artefacts in Great Britain in the on-campus Great North Museum: Hancock.

We provide quality teaching in small groups. This means you'll reach a level of familiarity with artefacts that most students can only dream of.

We have a range of period-based, practical and theoretical modules available. Our modules will give you an understanding of the interpretive approaches that archaeologists adopt. They will also help you understand the methodologies and sources available during your investigations.

Modules

For detailed module information see http://www.ncl.ac.uk/postgraduate/courses/degrees/archaeology-ma/#modules

How to apply

For course application information see http://www.ncl.ac.uk/postgraduate/courses/degrees/archaeology-ma/#howtoapply

Visit the Archaeology MA page on the Newcastle University website for more details!

Entry Requirements

A 2:1 honours degree, or an international equivalent, in: archaeology; history; geography; classics.You will also be considered if you have extensive, relevant, professional experience. To study this course you need to meet our Band 5 English Language requirements: Direct Entry: IELTS 6.5 overall (with 6.5 in writing and a minimum of 5.5 in all other sub-skills) Pre-sessional English Language courses are not accepted as an alternative entry to this course.

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