Taught course

Archaeological Science

University of Nottingham · Department of Archaeology

Entry requirements

  • 2:1 (or international equivalent) in archaeology.
  • Students with other relevant qualifications (i.e. a science degree) or experience will be considered on an individual basis.

Months of entry


Course content

This course offers the ideal preparation for a PhD in archaeological science.

You will develop an advanced knowledge and understanding of specific areas, such as ancient materials, zooarchaeology and osteoarchaeology. You can then enjoy the flexibility to follow your own specialist pathway, supported by our expert staff.

We offer a diverse range of expertise, with particular strengths including:

  • The study of archaeological materials, ancient technology and production
  • Mediterranean prehistory, in particular Greece and Italy
  • Medieval and post-medieval archaeology in Britain and north-western Europe
  • The archaeology of standing buildings

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MRes
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Postgraduate Enquiries
+44(0) 115 951 5151