Taught course

Archaeological Science

Institution
University of Sheffield · Department of Archaeology
Qualifications
MScPGDipPCert

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Entry requirements

The minimum entry requirement is a 2:1 honours degree, or equivalent, in a relevant discipline. Applicants with relevant work experience and good academic potential will also be encouraged to apply.

Months of entry

September

Course content

You'll choose from three different pathways to design your own course through a combination of core and optional modules. You'll have the choice of the Bioarchaeology or Archaeomaterials pathways, or if you desire greater freedom of choice outside of the core modules or wish to study a combination of organic and inorganic materials, you can opt for the Cross-disciplinary pathway.

MSc students

This course is structured to lead up to the writing of a journal-style paper. You’ll select a specialist analytical approach and develop this in-depth to address a specific archaeological problem.

Please see our University website for the most up-to-date information: https://www.sheffield.ac.uk/postgraduate/taught/courses

Information for international students

English language requirements

Overall IELTS score of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.

For more information about entry requirements for international students, please visit https://www.sheffield.ac.uk/international/applying/postgraduate-taught

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • PGDip
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • PCert
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Dr Katie Hemer
Email
k.hemer@sheffield.ac.uk