Masters Degree in Archaeology in Portugal

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In order to successfully obtain a Masters qualification, you will need to obtain a number of credits by passing individual modules. Most taught Masters will have a number of core modules which you must take and pass in order to obtain the qualification. The assessment of research Masters is almost always entirely by a single dissertation module or project.

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.

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University/Inter-university Master’s Degree in Quaternary Archaeology and Human Evolution (Erasmus Mundus)

Universitat Rovira i Virgili
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Portugal Tomar

This master's degree has three main areas: research into human palaeoecology and prehistory, palaeoanthropology, geology and palaeoontology of the Quaternary; archaeological intervention; and the management, conservation and socialisation of archaeological heritage. It shares objectives and educational activities with the degrees in History and Anthropology and Human Evolution through introductory subjects to... [+]

Master in Quaternary Archaeology and Human Evolution (Erasmus Mundus)

This master's degree has three main areas: research into human palaeoecology and prehistory, palaeoanthropology, geology and palaeoontology of the Quaternary; archaeological intervention; and the management, conservation and socialisation of archaeological heritage. It shares objectives and educational activities with the degrees in History and Anthropology and Human Evolution through introductory subjects to a specialisation in archaeology.

It offers a specialised, career-oriented degree designed to prepare students for research in the field of Quaternary archaeology without neglecting the important demands of society and the labour market. It aims to train students to evaluate and draw up reports on archaeological interventions so that they can work as specialists in the field of archaeology or in the management of archaeological heritage... [-]


University/Inter-university Master’s Degree in Classical Archaeology

Universitat Rovira i Virgili
Campus Full time 18 months October 2018 Portugal Tomar

The curriculum of the Master's Degree in Classical Archaeology is divided into three semesters that can be taken in two years, at the end of which students must submit and present their master's degree thesis... [+]

Inter-university Master in Classical Archaeology

The curriculum of the Master's Degree in Classical Archaeology is divided into three semesters that can be taken in a year and a half, at the end of which students must submit and present their master's degree thesis.

The course is divided into subjects with the following content:

Introduction to methodology and content that is of general use for the discipline. Professional-track content. Focusing on specific research areas in the field of classical archeology. Chronological periods or concepts in classical history and archeology.

There are three priority areas of specialisation:

Landscape archaeology Archeology of architecture Archaeology of cultural material ... [-]

Master Degree in Archeology

University of Minho - Institute of Social Sciences
Campus Full time 4 semesters October 2018 Portugal Braga

The Master's Degree in Archaeology at the University of Minho is a program of advanced training, emerging from the need to structure a more targeted, complementary preparation to the autonomous practice of Archeology. [+]

Academic degree: Master ECTS: 180 Duration: 4 curricular semesters Regime: Others Place: Gualtar Campus, Braga

The Master's Degree in Archaeology at the University of Minho is a program of advanced training, emerging from the need to structure a more targeted, complementary preparation to the autonomous practice of Archeology. Thus, the course aims to achieve the following objectives:

In-depth knowledge and understanding of the skills acquired during the 1st cycle in the context of Archeology and related fields, in order to enable graduates to exercise research tasks, planning and management of archaeological activity. Promoting new skills within the academic research, awakening to a critical view of the archaeological subjects - in their ethical and social consequences - and to the need to communicate results in different ways, to various publics. To develop professional skills that enable graduates to the full exercise of the archaeological activity and to an independent and responsible practice of the profession of archaeologist. [-]