Taught course

Past Landscapes and Environments

University of Chester · Department of History and Archaeology

Entry requirements

A good second-class honours degree or equivalent qualification in archaeology, history or any relevant discipline is required. Credit exemption may be given for appropriate certificated or experiential learning undertaken or completed within the previous five years.

Months of entry


Course content

Our MA in Past Landscapes and Environments is an innovative course, exploring the key theories, debates and methods used by historians and archaeologists, and it will allow you to gain advanced expertise in the research and scholarship in Past Landscapes and Environments.

Landscapes are created, lived in and experienced. This course offers you an interdisciplinary approach to studying how people understood the world around them.

Taught modules will give you the chance to develop your research skills, and a practical introduction to the principal techniques and forms of evidence used to study past landscapes and environments. The Research Dissertation will provide you with the opportunity to conduct independent research on a subject of your choice.

You will explore the different theoretical and methodological approaches to the subject, taking a broad chronological and geographical view of past environments and landscapes.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Postgraduate Admissions
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