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|Application deadline:||January 15|
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|Start date:||September 2013|
|Credits:|| 120 ECTS |
|Duration full-time:||21 months|
|Delivery mode:||On Campus|
This programme combines high scientific and theoretical standards with intensive practical training within Archaeology, Cultural Heritage and Museology. You will be trained in how to excavate and document the past, how to preserve artefacts and buildings and how to communicate your findings and research results to a wider audience. The Department coordinates archaeological field projects in South Africa, Greenland and Peru, to which our Master´s students are encouraged to apply.
Special features of the programme:
* Project-based learning
* Archaeological Field School at the Viking Age site of Uppåkra
* Work placements at museums and cultural institutions in the region
* A wide range of courses with direct links to our professors current research projects: Archaeology of Religion, Digital Archaeology, Archaeology and Ethics, the Archaeology of Social Identities, Experimental Archaeology, Focus Rome, etc.
After graduating from this programme you will have the archaeological training, documented experience and the teamwork skills that you need to gain employment within the cultural heritage sector, as a museum curator or as a field archaeologist.
The programme comprises two years of study. Two courses are compulsory: Field Archaeology and Landscape Interpretation (30 credits) and the Masters thesis (30 credits). During the remaining two terms of study, the students select courses offered by the Department of Archaeology or other faculties/departments. A total amount of 30 credits from outside the department is accepted. The Department of Archaeology offers a number of optional courses each term comprising either 15 or 30 credits. These courses give students the opportunity to specialise in key areas within the four areas of study at the department and are closely associated with
the research carried out within the department. Examples of these courses include the Archaeology of social identities, the Archaeology of Religion, and Digital archaeology.
The compulsory course Field Archaeology and Landscape Interpretation provides students with in-depth practical experience of cultural heritage activities, archaeological excavations, the archaeology of buildings and all the relevant aspects of field archaeology, such as the inventory, management, documentation and communication of archaeological findings.
The Masters thesis is written on a subject relevant to one of the four areas of study at the Department of Archaeology and Ancient History. Students are expected to work independently with a selected problem area, and to acquire in-depth insights into theoretical and methodological aspects as well as applications of them. The
programme is intended to prepare for doctoral studies but also for tasks that require the ability to make presentations orally and in writing. Through dealing with a specific issue, the student acquires specialist knowledge in the field of study and the ability to produce scholarly texts.
A degree of Bachelor specialising in one of the areas of Archaeology, Historical Archaeology, Classical Archaeology and Ancient History or Historical Osteology.
English B (advanced) language proficiency shall be demonstrated in one of the following ways:
* IELTS score of 6.5 (with no section less than 5.5)
* TOEFL paper-based score of 4.5 (scale 1-6) in written test and a total score of 575; internet based score of 20 (scale 0-30) and a total score of 90
* Cambridge/Oxford Advanced Certificate of Proficiency
* A Bachelors degree from a university where English is the only language of instruction, according to the International Handbook of Universities
* A pass on English course B (Swedish upper secondary school).
|TOEFL paper-based test score:||575|
|TOEFL internet-based test score:||90|
Lund University Global Scholarship programme
The Lund University Global Scholarship programme is targeted at top academic students from countries outside the EU/EEA (and Switzerland). You apply for a Lund University Global Scholarship after you have applied for the programme/or free-standing course you wish to study at Lund University.
Some programmes may have specific scholarships connected only to the programme or the subject area.
Erasmus Mundus Action 1
Lund University is a partner in several Erasmus Mundus joint programmes (Action 1). As a student on these Master's programmes you can get a scholarship that can cover both tuition fees and living expenses. Details can be found on the Erasmus Mundus programme pages.
Erasmus Mundus Action 2
Lund University is a partner in several Erasmus Mundus Action 2 "lots".If you are from an eligible country you can apply for a scholarship to come to Lund University. Scholarships are available to academic staff, PhD students, Master's students and Bachelor's students and can cover both tuition fees and living expenses.
Swedish Institute scholarships
The Swedish Institute offers several scholarship programmes for international students studying at Bachelor's, Master's, PhD and post-doctoral levels.
Swedish Institute Study Scholarship:
The Swedish Institute Study Scholarships target highly qualified students across two categories:
Category 1: Students from the following 12 developing countries: Bangladesh, Bolivia, Burkina Faso, Cambodia, Ethiopia, Kenya, Mali, Mozambique, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia. Category 2: Students with citizenship from countries on the DAC list (note there are some exceptions).
Other Swedish Institute Scholarships:
* Visby Programme - Swedish Institute Baltic Sea Region
* Swedish Institute Scholarships for East Europe
* Swedish-Turkish Programme
US Student Finance
Lund University is a participating institution in the US Government Federal William D. Ford Direct Loan Program for undergraduate, Masters and doctoral programmes. This includes the Stafford Loans and the Graduate Plus Loans. Please note that this loan programme is only available to US citizens or eligible non-citizens.
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