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
* Gain advanced training in the palaeoenvironment
* Develop skills for a career in commercial and heritage organisations or future doctoral research
* Choose from geoarchaeology and bioarchaeology options for advanced skills in environmental-based assessments, heritage management and field projects
* Become part of a world-leading department with an international reputation for excellence in teaching and research
About the Department
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 with no element less than 5.5 (or equivalent)
Fees and funding
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Global Recruitment Team