Taught course

Archaeology

Institution
The University of Manchester · Archaeology
Qualifications
MA

Entry requirements

Usually a related undergraduate degree or equivalent having obtained at least a II:I or above. Applications will be considered from people, especially mature students, who may not have this formal qualification but who demonstrate sustained interest in the subject of Archaeology and who demonstrate genuine academic and intellectual capacity and promise.

Archaeology (General) - This pathway allows students to pursue wider or more theoretical archaeological interests that are not restricted thematically or chronologically. It will suit those whose first degree was in a discipline other than Archaeology (e.g. Anthropology or History of Art), as well as those wishing to deepen and broaden their undergraduate experience and knowledge of the discipline and its specific theoretical and methodological approaches at postgraduate level.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This Pathway allows students to pursue wider or more theoretical archaeological interests that are not restricted thematically or chronologically. The course aims to develop and extend a critical understanding of archaeological theory and interpretation, as well as develop students' intellectual and academic skills. A range of exciting option course units are available. The course will suit those who wish to deepen and broaden their undergraduate knowledge and understanding of the discipline and its specific theoretical and methodological approaches at postgraduate level. It is also appropriate to those whose first degree is in a related discipline.

Information for international students

For students whose first language is not English an IELTS score of 7.0 or a TOEFL score of 600 (250 in the Computer TOEFL) is required.

Fees and funding

In most years a number of departmental and Faculty bursaries are available. Candidates applying for AHRC funding through the University of Manchester will be considered for these awards the deadline for which is usually 1st April. Further information is available from the Postgraduate Admissions Administrator or the University website.

Qualification and course duration

MA

full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Assessment

AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written coursework / continuous assessment66
Dissertation34 (15000 words)

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Admissions Administrator
Email
masalc@manchester.ac.uk
Phone
00 44 (0)161 275 0322