36 Masters Programs in Archaeology 2020

Studying past civilizations through their structures and artifacts, including physical remains, artwork, tools and religious objects, in order to understand their history and culture is key to the subject of archeology. Students may specialize in a specific area such as geographic region, time period or type of society.

Master Degree in Archaeology

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International Telematic University UNINETTUNO
Rome, Italy

The MSc in Applied Archaeological Sciences is designed in order to provide the necessary knowledge and expertise to students, researchers, managers and leaders of the Cultural ... +

The MSc in Applied Archaeological Sciences is designed in order to provide the necessary knowledge and expertise to students, researchers, managers and leaders of the Cultural Heritage sector. The program is an original combination of modern concept and needs for identification, documentation, maintenance, rescue and diffusion of at risk world heritage. Contemporary approaches which act as catalysts in the preservation and documentation of cultural heritage, that is also relevant to past social and anthropological interpretations through the interdisciplinary approach. -
MSc
Online & Campus Combined
Full-time
18 months
English, Italian
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
University of Birmingham - College of Arts and Law
Birmingham, United Kingdom

This programme focuses on cultural interpretation in archaeology, both in relation to specific cultures/periods and current research themes.

This programme focuses on cultural interpretation in archaeology, both in relation to specific cultures/periods and current research themes. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
Sep 2020
01 Jul 2020
Campus
 
Cranfield University
Swindon, United Kingdom +1 More

The course is designed to provide students with an understanding of how traditional and advanced techniques from archaeology and physical anthropology can be applied in the fo ... +

The course is designed to provide students with an understanding of how traditional and advanced techniques from archaeology and physical anthropology can be applied in the forensic context. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
11 - 36 months
English
Campus
 
University of Haifa, International School
Haifa, Israel

The program focuses on the prehistory and paleoenvironment of the Mount Carmel region and each student can choose to specialize in one of many relevant topics, such as lithic, ... +

The program focuses on the prehistory and paleoenvironment of the Mount Carmel region and each student can choose to specialize in one of many relevant topics, such as lithic, faunal, geological and palynological studies. -
MA
Full-time
English
Campus
 
Sapienza University of Rome
Rome, Italy

ARCHMAT is a 2-years Erasmus Mundus Master Course (120 European Credit Transfer Scheme - ECTS) within a consortium of 3 HEI (Evora-UE, Rome-UNIROMA1, Thessaloniki-AUTH) as ful ... +

ARCHMAT is a 2-years Erasmus Mundus Master Course (120 European Credit Transfer Scheme - ECTS) within a consortium of 3 HEI (Evora-UE, Rome-UNIROMA1, Thessaloniki-AUTH) as full partners, 7 HEI (Avignon-UA, Palermo-UNIPA, Zaragoza-UNIZAR-ICMA, Fez-UF, Rio de Janeiro-UERJ, Polytechnic University of Turin - POLITO and Universidad de Burgos - UBU) and 3 non HEI Research centres (Laboratorio Jose Figueiredo/Instituto dos Museus e da Conservacao-IMC, Scientific Laboratory Musei Vaticani-MV, Archaeological Museum of AIANI) as associated members, providing students with specialized skills in archaeology and analytical charaterization of materials from prehistory (megalithic) to classical times (Greek and Roman). -
Master
Full-time
2 years
English
Campus
 
University of Malta
Valletta, Malta

The M.A. in Global Maritime Archaeology is offered by the University of Malta in collaboration with the Western Australian Museum. Through the M.A. in Global Maritime Archaeol ... +

The M.A. in Global Maritime Archaeology is offered by the University of Malta in collaboration with the Western Australian Museum. Through the M.A. in Global Maritime Archaeology students will garner knowledge of a broad range of facets that fall within this discipline. -
MA
Full-time
3 semesters
English
Oct 2020
Campus
 
University of Bradford
Bradford, United Kingdom

This MSc or Postgraduate Diploma in Archaeological Sciences gives graduates in Archaeology and related subjects a systematic training in the application of modern scientific m ... +

This MSc or Postgraduate Diploma in Archaeological Sciences gives graduates in Archaeology and related subjects a systematic training in the application of modern scientific methods. It gives you the practical, analytical and interpretative skills you need to apply a wide range of specialist approaches, preparing you not only for research in archaeological science but also to pursue career opportunities in all areas of mainstream archaeology. -
MSc
Full-time
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
Unitelma Sapienza
Rome, Italy +10 More

The Master’s Degree in Classical Archaeology represents a great innovation among Italian universities courses. The renowned studies in Archaeology of Rome Sapienza University ... +

The Master’s Degree in Classical Archaeology represents a great innovation among Italian universities courses. The renowned studies in Archaeology of Rome Sapienza University are combined with the online tools of Unitelma Sapienza University which provides Italian and international users with an exclusive and prestigious training project. This Master's Degree is an inter-university degree awarded jointly by the two partner universities. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English
Online
 
Leiden University
Leiden, Netherlands +9 More

This two-year programme focuses on top-quality interdisciplinary research and the acquisition of high-level research skills. This offers a strong basis for an academic career ... +

This two-year programme focuses on top-quality interdisciplinary research and the acquisition of high-level research skills. This offers a strong basis for an academic career in archaeology. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English
Feb 2020
Campus
 
University of Groningen
Groningen, Netherlands

The MA Archaeology (Research) has been designated the best graduate program in Archaeology in the Netherlands, for two years in a row. The program offers a combination of taug ... +

The MA Archaeology (Research) has been designated the best graduate program in Archaeology in the Netherlands, for two years in a row. The program offers a combination of taught courses and (a broad range of) elective components, with a challenging multidisciplinary approach. There is close monitoring of progress and intensive supervision by high-quality researchers in small groups. -
MA
Full-time
24 months
English
01 Sep 2020
01 May 2020
Campus
 
University of Cagliari
Cagliari, Italy

Graduates will be qualified to work at levels of high competence in museums, Superintendents, specialized libraries in Archaeology and Art History, local authorities and vario ... +

Graduates will be qualified to work at levels of high competence in museums, Superintendents, specialized libraries in Archaeology and Art History, local authorities and various institutes engaged in research and enhancement of archaeological, historical and artistic ... -
Master
Full-time
2 years
Italian
Oct 2020
Campus
 
University of Southern Denmark
Esbjerg, Denmark

The new postgraduate programme in Maritime Archaeology is designed for students who are interested in a professional career in maritime archaeology...

The new postgraduate programme in Maritime Archaeology is designed for students who are interested in a professional career in maritime archaeology... -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
Lund University
Lund, Sweden

This programme combines high scientific and theoretical standards with intensive practical training within Archaeology, Cultural Heritage and Museology.

This programme combines high scientific and theoretical standards with intensive practical training within Archaeology, Cultural Heritage and Museology. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
University of the Highlands and Islands
Perth, United Kingdom

This programme brings together the disciplines of history and archaeology through the study of a specific region, the Highlands and Islands of Scotland.

This programme brings together the disciplines of history and archaeology through the study of a specific region, the Highlands and Islands of Scotland. -
Master
Full-time
Part-time
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
Amsterdam, Netherlands

In the one-year Master's degree programme Archaeology: Landscape and Heritage, you will study the dynamic past of both contemporary and historical landscapes, and you will exp ... +

In the one-year Master's degree programme Archaeology: Landscape and Heritage, you will study the dynamic past of both contemporary and historical landscapes, and you will explore the ways in which they are preserved and maintained as archaeological heritage. -
Master
Full-time
English
Sep 2020
Campus