Research course

Archaeology

Institution
University of Birmingham · Department of Classics, Ancient History and Archaeology
Qualifications
PhDMA by research

Entry requirements

Our requirements for postgraduate research are dependent on the type of programme you are applying for:

  • For MRes and MA by Research programmes, entry to our programmes usually requires a good (normally a 2:1 or above) Honours degree, or an equivalent qualification if you were educated outside the UK.
  • Applicants for a PhD will also need to hold a Masters qualification at Merit level or above (or its international equivalent).

Any academic and professional qualifications or relevant professional experience you may have are normally taken into account, and in some cases, form an integral part of the entrance requirements.

Months of entry

January, December, November, October, September, August, July, June, May, April, March, February

Course content

We offer promising candidates the opportunity to carry out research in a range of areas in Archaeology.

Research opportunities include prehistoric, classical, historical, landscape, funerary, environmental and byzantine archaeology, as well as geographical information systems and digital archaeology.

Our research explores the earliest settlements and landscapes in regions inundated after the last ice age, through to the complex archaeology of modern industrial societies, using traditional and cutting edge techniques.

Qualification and course duration

PhD

part time
72 months
distance learning
36-72 months
full time
36 months

MA by research

distance learning
12-24 months
part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Paul Garwood
Email
p.j.garwood@bham.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)121 414 5655