Taught course

Archaeology (Higher Archaeological Practice)

Institution
University of Southampton · Archaeology
Qualifications
MSc

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Entry requirements

First or upper second class honours degree, or an equivalent standard in other qualifications approved by the University in archaeology, anthropology, geography, biology, history or a related discipline.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This vocational master’s degree will prepare you for a career in commercial archaeology. Through hands-on experience you’ll gain the skills to plan and run archaeological projects, from survey and excavation to analysis and reporting. You’ll apply your learning by spending 4 weeks on professional placement.

Your specialist archaeological practice learning will cover: processes and workflows of the heritage industry and commercial archaeology; professional report writing; statutory and local government systems for recording and protecting cultural heritage; presentations and exhibitions; how to design and manage archaeological projects

Information for international students

IELTS 6.5 overall, with minimum of 6.5 in reading and writing, 6.0 in listening and speaking, or an equivalent standard in other qualifications approved by the University in other approved English language test.

Fees and funding

A variety of scholarships, grants and bursaries may be available to help you fund your master’s study, both from the University and from other organisations. Please check the website for more information.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

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Enquiries
Email
enquiries@southampton.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)23 8059 2980