A UK 2:1 honours degree, US GPA 3.4 or other international equivalent, in a subject related to this programme.
An undergraduate degree in archaeology, classical archaeology, classics, ancient history, social anthropology or another combined degree in which archaeology figured prominently is preferred.
- Applicants with a first degree in some other subjects, such as History and Geography, will also be considered, but will need to demonstrate in their personal statement that they are equipped to undertake the programme.
All applicants must also meet our English language requirements.
Months of entry
The area around the Mediterranean presents many opportunities for archaeological research. This MSc allows you to explore the region through the examination of periods, geographical areas and themes. You’ll analyse contemporary theoretical approaches, hone your skills in current methodologies and take advantage of the specialist fields and periods of study that our staff, and those in history and classics, can offer.
You’ll develop an understanding of specific regions and periods, current theories, methodologies and major research issues, all of which provide the basis for a PhD or future participation in excavation, survey and/or lab work.
Edinburgh is ideal for archaeological study and research, allowing you to benefit from national and local institutions and heritage agencies, such as the excellent collections of the National Museum, the archival and bibliographic resources of Historic Environment Scotland, and expertise and practical advice from staff in commercial companies.
Information for international students
To find out about the support offered to international student at Edinburgh from arrival to graduation visit: http://www.ed.ac.uk/studying/international
Fees and funding
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Graduate School Office
- +44 (0)131 650 3772