|Study location||United Kingdom, Sheffield|
|Type||Master courses, full-time|
|Nominal duration||1 year|
|Tuition fee||To be confirmed|
Undergraduate diploma (or higher)
A minimum of a 2:1 honours degree in an arts, humanities or science subject is usually required
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.
IELTS: 6.5 with a minimum of 5.5 in each component
At least 2 reference(s) must be provided.
These should be supplied and signed by academic staff at institutions where you have studied previously. They must be presented on the official letter-headed paper of the relevant institution. If you have been out of education for the last two years, you can send one academic reference plus one from your current employer if you wish.
This course offers advanced study of archaeology, from the first principles to current issues and debates.
If your first degree is in another subject, it is an excellent conversion course, preparing you for specialised research at PhD level.
You’ll learn how to manage your own research, from planning and execution through to presenting your findings.
We’ll encourage you to think about recent advances in theory and methods and how they might change the face of archaeology. We also want you to think about your own ambitions in this context. What kind of archaeologist do you want to be?
There are two ways to take the MA: the research track is assessed by a dissertation while the vocational track is assessed by an extended fieldwork placement.
You can choose to pursue either a Research or Vocational pathway: the former involves completing a dissertation, the latter involves undertaking a fieldwork placement over the summer.
Research Design: planning, execution and presentation
Dissertation in Archaeology or Fieldwork Placement in Archaeology
Choose from a range including:
Greeks, Romans and ‘Others’ in the Ancient World
GIS for Archaeologists
Roman Italy and its Hinterland
The Archaeology of Classical Athens