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Find MSc Programs in Archaeology in United Kingdom 2019

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The University of Edinburgh - The School of History, Classics & Archaeology

The taught MSc in Classical Art and Archaeology programme offers you the opportunity to study ancient Greek and Roman worlds from the Iron Age to the late Roman/early Chr ... [+]

The taught MSc in Classical Art and Archaeology programme offers you the opportunity to study ancient Greek and Roman worlds from the Iron Age to the late Roman/early Christian period through their material remains.

The programme focuses on the ancient Mediterranean world broadly defined: not just the archaeology of Greece and Rome but also areas of the Near East and north-western Europe. Should your interests lie in a field that overlaps a related subject area, you’ll appreciate our interdisciplinary approach, which allows you to draw on the experience of staff throughout the School.

By choosing this degree, you’ll have access to the expertise of our academics who are all passionate about the classical period and its art, social history and archaeology. By choosing courses of interest to you, each student’s programme will be different, and a further element of personalisation is provided in the choice of dissertation topic.... [-]

United Kingdom Edinburgh
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
The University of Edinburgh - The School of History, Classics & Archaeology

The taught MSc in Archaeology offers a wide range of course options, which can be tailored to suit your particular interests and requirements. You will acquire an in-dept ... [+]

The taught MSc in Archaeology offers a wide range of course options, which can be tailored to suit your particular interests and requirements.

You will acquire an in-depth understanding of the subject, particularly its history and development, and its links with historical, social and natural sciences. The flexibility of the programme structure allows you to tailor your studies to take full advantage of the wide range of specialist fields and periods of study that our staff can offer. You will explore contemporary theoretical perspectives and develop your academic and practical skills using current methodologies and practices in order to prepare for a professional role in archaeology or further studies at the doctoral level.... [-]

United Kingdom Edinburgh
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
The University of Edinburgh - The School of History, Classics & Archaeology

This programme gives you the skills to work with human skeletal remains, which are the most direct evidence of past lifeways. The scientific investigation of human skelet ... [+]

This programme gives you the skills to work with human skeletal remains, which are the most direct evidence of past lifeways.

The scientific investigation of human skeletal remains, also known as Bioarchaeology or Physical Anthropology, gives unique insights into human history. Demographic shifts, environmental changes, migrations, the spread of diseases and the impact of violence and conflict all leave traces on the skeleton.

The MSc in Human Osteoarchaeology provides students with theoretical knowledge and practical skills to understand these important skeletal biographies and interpret them in their cultural context (biocultural approach), at the individual and the population level, combining theoretical learning with hands-on practice.... [-]

United Kingdom Edinburgh
September 2019
Full-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
University of Southampton

This programme is a pathways-based research degree, with a strong emphasis on the development of skills and specialisms in Higher Archaeological Practice, Palaeoanthropol ... [+]

This programme is a pathways-based research degree, with a strong emphasis on the development of skills and specialisms in Higher Archaeological Practice, Palaeoanthropology or Bioarchaeology. You may choose to focus on one of these areas, or alternatively, you may prefer to acquire a broad range of skills across these specialisms.

You will engage with hands-on, real-world archaeological materials and situations, including opportunities to collaborate with a range of stakeholders and partners in the archaeological sector through a professional placement. By these means, you will acquire skills for vocational employment or subsequent Ph.D. research. Your programme will be embedded within Southampton Archaeology’s distinctive research culture, with world-class expertise, diverse practice, and contacts with the commercial environment and the heritage sector.... [-]

United Kingdom Southampton
August 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
University of Kent, School of Anthropology & Conservation

Learn the practical skills needed to recover human remains in the field. Gain the theoretical knowledge needed to reconstruct biological profiles from hard tissue, suppor ... [+]

This new MSc programme equips you with the ability to excavate and analyze human remains.

Overview

Learn the practical skills needed to recover human remains in the field. Gain the theoretical knowledge needed to reconstruct biological profiles from hard tissue, supported by laboratory-based training.

You learn from a team of internationally respected academics with extensive professional experience. You have the opportunity to access one of the largest human skeletal collections in the UK, with extensive skeletal pathology and accompanying radiographs. The collection is curated by the Skeletal Biology Research Centre, in the School's Human Osteology Research Laboratory.

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United Kingdom Canterbury
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
University of Bradford

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

Overview

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.

You will join a group of postgraduate students from across the world and have the opportunity to use a wide range of specialist facilities and collections, whilst being taught by internationally recognised, research-active academic staff.... [-]

United Kingdom Bradford
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 year
Campus
Cranfield University

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 t ... [+]

Best MSc Degrees in Archaeology in United Kingdom 2019. Overview

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. The course offers students a wide range of different experiences with unique facilities available to no other university in the UK. The course is highly practical and hands-on, aiming to produce forensic experts with a strong background to later enter the field and be capable of giving expert witness testimonies in a courtroom situation and elsewhere. Students come from a wide range of backgrounds, usually with a science or forensic science first degree. Many students come from abroad, especially in Europe, Africa and North America. The MSc Forensic Archaeology and Anthropology course is part of the MSc Forensic Programme which has been formally accredited by The Chartered Society of Forensic Sciences. This course is designed to give a broad introduction to the subject, rapidly advancing into the understanding of cutting-edge research and the latest methodologies. Students have access to our purpose-built outdoor research facility - the Forensic Fieldwork Facility one of only two in the country. The facility has been specifically designed to enable research into animal decomposition, taphonomy, search and location and excavation of buried remains.... [-]

United Kingdom Swindon Cranfield
October 2019
Full-time
Part-time
11 - 36 months
Campus