Maritime Archaeology at University of Southampton - UCAS

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Course summary

Explore people's changing relationships with the world’s oceans and seas on this science-focused maritime archaeology master's degree at the University of Southampton. You’ll study the technologies of seafaring, histories of environmental change, and underwater landscapes. This subject incorporates elements of traditional archaeology, ethnography, maritime history and marine science. The course draws on the world-leading expertise of the Centre for Maritime Archaeology to offer an unparalleled breadth and depth of content.

Modules

Compulsory modules include: Maritime Aspects of Culture; Applied Maritime Archaeology; Archaeology Masters Dissertation. Typical optional modules include: Ancient Mediterranean Seafaring; Maritime Museums and Heritage Management; Cultural Heritage within Environmental Impact Assessment. For a full list of modules please visit: https://www.southampton.ac.uk/courses/maritime-archaeology-masters-msc#modules

Assessment method

Essays, practical assignments, projects/portfolios and dissertation.

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • Chartered Institute for Archaeologists (CIfA) (formerly Institute of Field Archaeologists)

How to apply

International applicants

English language: Band C, IELTS 6.5 overall, with a minimum of 6.0 in all components.

Entry requirements

First or upper second-class degree in archaeology, anthropology, history or a cognate discipline; other qualifications considered.


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6.5with no component below 6.0

All programmes at the University of Southampton are taught and assessed in the medium of English (other than those in modern foreign languages). Therefore, all applicants must demonstrate they possess at least a minimum standard of English language proficiency.

Find out more about the University’s English Language requirements

https://www.southampton.ac.uk/studentadmin/admissions/admissions-policies/language.page


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

No fee information has been provided for this course

Additional fee information

https://www.southampton.ac.uk/courses/fees/postgraduate.page

Sponsorship information

A variety of scholarships, grants and bursaries may be available to help you fund your master’s study, both from the University and from other organisations. Please check the website for more information: https://www.southampton.ac.uk/courses/funding/postgraduate.page

Maritime Archaeology at University of Southampton - UCAS