Entry requirements

First or good second class honours degree (or equivalent from a university outside the UK) in archaeology, history, environmental studies or any related field.

Months of entry

September

Course content

* Enjoy the freedom to develop your own research interests
* Become part of a world-leading department with an international reputation for excellence in teaching and research
* Choose to study with any of our internationally renowned staff
* Take advantage of thematic and skills-based options to deepen your understanding of the past
* Benefit from dedicated laboratories and state-of-the-art facilities

Archaeology at Reading

We offer advanced study in archaeology on programmes taught by academics with an international reputation for excellence in teaching and research. 97% of our research was judged to be of international standing in the latest Research Excellence Framework, 2014.
We provide a friendly and supportive community, and our staff have a strong reputation for being accessible and approachable.

Take advantage of outstanding teaching collections and facilities housed in modern premises. You will benefit from our dedicated Archaeology Building and purpose-built teaching laboratories containing our rich collection of artefacts, ecofacts, human remains and animal bones. You will also have easy access to our three superb on-campus museums.

We are skills focused – through our world-leading fieldwork and research projects we train graduates to the highest standards as a preparation for doctoral study and employment in a wide variety of sectors. We provide a strong research grounding linking social and scientific archaeology.

Information for international students

IELTS: 6.5 overall with no element less than 5.5 (or equivalent).

Fees and funding

UK students
UK/EU full-time fee: £7,360 per year
International students
International full-time fee: £15,650 per year

Qualification and course duration

MA

full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Name
Global Recruitment Team
Email
student.recruitment@reading.ac.uk