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Course summary

The MA in Archaeology is an ideal postgraduate degree if you want to study the major developments in human societies from the origins of settled life to the florescence of the great civilisations. We'll teach you a variety of practical archaeological techniques and cover in depth the prehistory of the Mediterranean region, the Near East and Northern Europe or Classical Archaeology. This degree is great preparation for a research degree or, with the practical skills it covers, for a career in archaeology. The problem solving, analytical and team-working skills you'll gain are transferable to other types of employment. For any enquiries, please contact Dr Magnus Widell. You will take a taught programme of 180 credit points, comprised of 120 credits worth of modules plus a 15,000-20,000 word research dissertation worth 60 credits 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.

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. Entry requirements for programme UK entry requires 2:1 65% overall. The university 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 Whole course
Northern Ireland £10350 Whole course
Scotland £10350 Whole course
Wales £10350 Whole course
International £21150 Whole course

Additional fee information

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Archaeology at University of Liverpool - UCAS