Taught course

European Archaeology

University of Edinburgh · School of History, Classics and Archaeology

Entry requirements

A UK first class or 2:1 Honours degree at undergraduate level or the international equivalent is normally required, either in archaeology or in another related subject (eg anthropology), or in a group of subjects in which archaeology figures prominently.

Months of entry


Course content

This programme aims to offer students an opportunity to study European archaeology at an advanced level, offering stimulating courses on a wide range of periods, geographical areas and themes. Students will acquire a good understanding of the distinctive nature of archaeology and its contribution to a critical and informed understanding of the past; an understanding of theoretical and methodological debates within archaeology; familiarity with a number of important fieldwork studies; and a broad knowledge of archaeological methods, techniques and practices in current use.

Fees and funding

Visit our Scholarships and Student Finance Office at http://www.scholarships.ed.ac.uk/ for information about funding opportunities.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Graduate School Administrative Assistant
+44 (0) 131 650 3782