Taught course

Envrionmental Archaeology

Institution
University of Reading · Department of Archaeology
Qualifications
MSc

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

* 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

UK students
£8,410
International students
£18,760

Qualification and course duration

MSc

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

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