-The Department offers cutting-edge equipment and facilities for the scientific analyses of ancient inorganic materials
-The University Museum housing archaeological finds is based in the Department
-The course is suitable for students with and without an archaeology background
-The course can form the foundation for a research career
-Archaeology is a thriving department that attracts academic and research staff from around the world
You will acquire a strong foundation in the skills and techniques necessary for effective research by completing a compulsory core module in Research Methods and Methodology.
In addition, you can choose from a range of approved taught Masters’ modules available within the Archaeology department. Recently offered modules in the department have included:
-History, Principles and Methods (this core module is normally compulsory if you do not have a previous qualification in Archaeology)
-The Roman Balkans
-The Archaeology of Minoan Crete
-Early British Prehistory
Finally, you will undertake a dissertation of approximately 12,000 words on a subject of your choice, which you will be able to define with the support and advice of your dissertation supervisor.
Please note that all module details are subject to change.
This course can be taken over one year, full-time (September to September) or over two years, part-time.
As well as a compulsory 15-credit module in Research Methods and Methodology, you will choose an additional 105-credits’ worth of modules from taught Masters programmes within the Department of Archaeology.
The remaining 60 credits of this course are allocated to your dissertation.
Assessment methods vary according to the individual module