To provide instruction in a range of skills needed in the analysis of archaeological data, and the opportunity to use them in analysis and interpretation. It introduces the theoretical issues underpinning landscape studies and the archaeology of standing buildings, and introduces a range of techniques that can be used in the study of landscapes and buildings. It equips students with the skills of site evaluation and project management, and gives students the opportunity to interpret and present the archaeological heritage. The Classical Archaeology module examines both Greek and Roman heritage.
Entry requirements Normally a good second class honours degree in Archaeology or a cognate subject with appropriate archaeological content, or its equivalent. Individual cases where the applicant has a minimum of five years’ professional experience in an appropriate field will be considered on their merits. Bridging modules are also offered for those graduates without a suitable first degree.
MA/Postgraduate Diploma in Archaeology and Heritage
-Planning and Management of Archaeological Projects
-Archaeology of Standing Buildings
-Interpretation and Presentation of the Archaeological Heritage
-Dissertation (for the MA)
Teaching and assessment methods
All modules are delivered by distance learning. Each is assessed by two pieces of written work. Master’s students write a 15,000-word dissertation.