M.A. Archaeology

  • On Campus
  • 12 months
  • EUR14230 per Year (International

    Tuition fee for the international students.

    )
    EUR5190 per Year (EEA

    European Economic Area tuition fee is applicable to the students from EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland.

    )
  • English ( Take IELTS test or Find a course )
University of Nottingham | Nottingham, United Kingdom
The MA by Research in Archaeology at the University of Nottingham provides you with the opportunity to develop advanced knowledge and understanding of specific areas of archaeology by following a personalised, individual study pathway, in close collaboration with our staff. You will further your own intellectual development and enhance your independent research skills by completing a substantial archaeological research project.

Description

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It is ideal preparation for students wishing to undertake a PhD in Archaeology, and follows the research model (one year research training MA plus 3 years research) suggested by the Arts and Humanities Research Council. It also provides a wide range of highly sought-after skills in research, critical thinking, data analysis, and communication which will provide the foundation for a future career in archaeology and heritage, as well as many other sectors.

This course offers you the flexibility to tailor the content to reflect your personal interests and research topic. Our teaching draws on the extensive and world-leading research expertise of staff within the Department of Archaeology.

For those in current employment, the MA by Research can be studied over 2 years on a part-time basis. As teaching is largely undertaken through individual tutorials or small groups, there is a great deal of flexibility to organise your time around existing commitments.

Key facts
  • The department offers excellent facilities for teaching and research, including a suite of new, fully-equipped laboratories for both bioarchaeology and archaeological materials.
  • The department has established a Next Generation fund, to which our postgraduate students can apply for awards to help them undertake exciting new research projects or work placements at the end of their degree. Every year we run a Next Generation Archaeology conference which our staff and students organise together.
  • This course is taught within a thriving department that attracts academic and research staff from around the world and, which has a friendly and vibrant atmosphere.

Detailed Course Facts

Start dates and application deadlines

Starting in

  • There is no deadline for this start date.
Tuition fee
  • EUR 14230 per year (International

    Tuition fee for the international students.

    )
  • EUR 5190 per year (EEA

    European Economic Area tuition fee is applicable to the students from EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland.

    )
Duration full-time 12 months
Delivery mode On Campus
Educational variant Part-time, Full-time
Intensity Flexible
Duration part-time 24 months
Part-time variant Flexible

Course Content

  • Prehistoric archaeology
  • Mediterranean Archaeology
  • Roman Archaeology
  • Medieval and Post-Medieval Archaeology
  • Underwater Archaeology
  • Social Bioarchaeology People, Plants and Animals
  • Archaeological Materials

English Language Requirements

IELTS Take IELTS test
7
CAE score
193(Grade B)
TOEFL iBT® test (read more)
100

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Requirements

  • 2.1(Upper 2nd class hons degree or international equivalent)
  • Including: Degree subjects should be relevant to course applied for IELTS: 7.0 (no less than 6.0 in any element)
  • TOEFL IBT: 100 with no less than 21 in listening, 22 in reading, 23 in speaking and 21 in writing

Work Experience

No work experience is required.

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