Taught course

Archaeology of Death and Memory

Institution
University of Chester · Department of History and Archaeology
Qualifications
MAPGDipPGCert

Entry requirements

A good second class honours degree, or equivalent, in archaeology or a relevant discipline.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This programme is a unique, exciting, cross-period and geographically broad programme that will allow students to study, and gain advanced expertise in, the archaeological study of how past societies remembered and commemorated their histories and mythologies. The course combines the cross-disciplinary study of memory, death and material culture with cutting-edge archaeological theory and method.

Students have the opportunity to investigate death, burial, and commemoration of both prehistoric and historic societies from across the globe, as well as the archaeology of the human body and the 'past in the past'.

Modules available include:

- Mortuary Archaeology
- Archaeologies of the Body
- Archaeologies of Memory
- Investigating the Past
- Research Skills in Archaeology and Heritage
- Research Project (compulsory for MA students).

Qualification and course duration

MA

full time
12 months
part time
24 - 36 months

PGDip

full time
12 months
part time
24 - 36 months

PGCert

part time
12 - 24 months

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Admissions
Email
postgrad@chester.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1244 511 000
Fax
+44 (0)1244 513 111