Taught course

Osteoarchaeology

Institution
University of Sheffield · Department of Archaeology
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

A minimum of a 2:1 honours degree in an arts, humanities or science subject is usually required. Your interest in and knowledge of archaeological matters are more important than the specific discipline of your undergraduate degree.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This programme combines the study of human and animal bones from archaeological sites, generally known as ‘human osteology’ and ‘zooarchaeology’ or ‘archaeozoology’.

Teaching is centred on the explanation of methods and approaches that can be used to address many different types of archaeological questions, regardless of the period or geographic area.

Students play an active part in the shaping of their own programme of study and have the opportunity to develop their own original research.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Course Enquiries
Email
archaeology@sheffield.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)114 222 2900