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.
Months of entry
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 and medieval heritage. We make full use of our rich archaeological landscape with regular study trips and fieldwork.
The Archaeology MA has five specialist pathways and a generic route to suit your individual needs, background and career aspirations:
- Prehistoric Archaeology
- Greek Archaeology
- Roman Archaeology
- Roman Frontier Studies
- Late Antique, Medieval and Byzantine Archaeology
Newcastle University has a long and distinguished history of archaeology, including:
- Late Antique
- Western Medieval
- Historical Archaeology.
Information for 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
See our course fees and funding web page.
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Sandra Fletcher, School of History, Classics and Archaeology
- +44 (0) 191 208 7966