The Archaeology MA inspires you to think about the human past from a variety of thematic and analytical perspectives. Newcastle is surrounded by world-class prehistoric, Roman, medieval and post-medieval heritage. We make full use of our rich archaeological landscape with regular study trips and fieldwork. The Archaeology MA has six specialist pathways and a generic route to suit your individual needs, background and career aspirations:
- Prehistoric Archaeology
- Classical Archaeology: Greek and Roman
- Roman Frontier Studies
- Late Antique, Medieval and Byzantine Archaeology
- Historical Archaeology
- Artefacts and Technologies.
- Prehistoric archaeology
- Greek archaeology
- Roman archaeology
- Archaeology of the Late Antique period
- Western Medieval archaeology
- Byzantine archaeology
- Historical archaeology (the post-1500 AD world)
- Landscape studies
- Material culture studies.
- artefact analysis, including metallography and use-wear analysis
- archaeological surveying, including topographical, buildings and geophysical survey
- database and archive use
- geographical information systems (GIS)
- ancient languages
- animal bone identification.
See Modules tab in the Programme information in our online Prospectus.
A 2:1 honours degree, or an international equivalent, in archaeology. A 2:1 honours degree in any other subject will be considered alongside personal statement. INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS: To study this course you need to meet our Band 5 English Language requirements: Direct Entry: IELTS 6.5 overall (with 6.5 in writing and a minimum of 5.5 in all other sub-skills). Pre-sessional English Language courses are not accepted as an alternative entry to this course.
Fees and funding
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