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Course summary

This MSc programme concentrates on science-based archaeology and is ideal for people who want to become post-excavation or artefact specialists in the museum or commercial sectors. There are two pathways to choose from: Artefact, and Landscape and Environment. Each would be suitable for graduates in archaeology or science subjects, who want to start or further their careers in these exciting fields. The programme would also be useful preparation for further academic research and the skills you'll gain, such as problem-solving and team work, will be attractive to any employer. For any enquiries please contact Dr Magnus Widell. The MSc in Archaeology consists of 180 credits of study. You will take a taught programme of 120 credits, comprised of eight modules, each of 15 credits, divided evenly into four modules per semester. You will also be required to complete a 15,000-20,000 word research dissertation which is to be submitted at the end of the academic year. You will be able to tailor the degree programme to suit your interests and requirements as far as possible within the options available.

Modules

Students in the MSc Archaeology programme take either: The Artefact Studies pathway: Students take 45 credits of required modules and 15 credits of optional modules in Semester 1. Students take 30 credits of required modules and 30 credits of optional modules in Semester 2. The Dissertation (ALGY600) is taken over the summer vacation period. The Environmental Science pathway: Students take 45 credits of required modules and 15 credits of optional modules in Semester 1. Students take 15 credits of required modules and 45 credits of optional modules in Semester 2. The Dissertation (ALGY600) is taken over the summer vacation period.


Entry requirements

The normal requirement for entry on to a taught programme is a good 2:1 or equivalent undergraduate degree in a relevant field of study. Requirement for UK entry is 2:1 with 65% overall, will consider 2:2 from applicants with relevant work experience. International qualifications: Applications from international students are welcome. International qualifications will be evaluated in line with the National Recognition Information Centre (NARIC) guidelines.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £10350 Year 1
Northern Ireland £10350 Year 1
Scotland £10350 Year 1
Wales £10350 Year 1
International £21150 Year 1

Additional fee information

For up to date fees visit https://www.liverpool.ac.uk/study/postgraduate-taught/finance/pgt-fees/
Archaeology at University of Liverpool - UCAS