Taught course


University of Nottingham · Department of Archaeology

Entry requirements

2:1 (or international equivalent) in archaeology.

Students with other relevant qualifications (i.e. history, classics, art history) or experience will be considered on an individual basis.

Months of entry


Course content

f you are looking to prepare for a PhD in archaeology, or for further career development in archaeology and heritage, this course is ideal.

You will gain an advanced understanding of specific areas of archaeology, from British and Mediterranean prehistory to medieval houses and castles. You can then enjoy the flexibility to follow your own specialist pathway, supported by our expert staff.

Our teaching is drawn from a diverse range of expertise, including:

  • Old-world prehistory
  • The ancient Mediterranean and the Roman world
  • Medieval and post-medieval Europe
  • Bioarchaeology and archaeological materials

We work closely with the British Geological Survey, University Nanoscale and Microscale Research Centre, and the University Museum, where you can benefit from using the specialist facilities and collections in your research.

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