Taught course

Archaeology

Institution
Cardiff University · Cardiff School of History, Archaeology and Religion
Qualifications
MA

Entry requirements

1st or upper 2nd class UK Honours degree in an appropriate subject. Suitable for graduates in Archaeology and related humanities and social science disciplines.

Route 1- General Archaeology; Route 2- Prehistoric Britain.

Months of entry

September

Course content

The Masters degree in Archaeology offers students the opportunity to study a range of regions, periods and specialist topics in detail. The programme of study is based on Cardiff's particular teaching and research expertise. A major aim of the degree is to prepare students for further postgraduate study or for employment.

Special Features

  • Training in research methods and skills including writing and public speaking, interpreting and presenting data, and designing research projects.
  • Wide choice of topic, region, period and method-based optional modules.
  • Advanced research seminars tailored to specific student interests.
  • Opportunities to participate in excavations run by the School.

For more information, please visit http://courses.cardiff.ac.uk/postgraduate/course/detail/p016.html.

Information for international students

Students whose first language is not English will be required to pass an IELTS test (minimum 6.5) or equivalent.

Fees and funding

This course is included in the Masters Excellence Scholarship 2015 (Pathway to PhD) scheme. If you are looking at applying for a Masters degree with the intention of going on to study at PhD level then you are eligible to apply for this scholarship. The application will ask you to consider your research area and future sources of funding. It is recognised, however, that in making this application there is not a commitment to undertake further study, or to undertake further studies at Cardiff University. Similarly, in making an award, Cardiff University is not committing to making an offer for further study or for a further award.

For information on funding available for Masters students at the School of History, Archaeology and Religion please see the school's funding information.

Qualification and course duration

MA

full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Name
Dr Steve Mills
Email
millssf1@cardiff.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)29 2087 5655