Taught course

Archaeological Computing (GIS and Survey)

Institution
University of Southampton · School of Humanities
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

Degree First- or upper second-class honours degree or equivalent in Archaeology, Anthropology, or related subject English Language IELTS 6.5, or equivalent in other approved English language test. For further information, please see our website.

Months of entry

September

Course content

The MSc in Archaeological Computing (GIS and survey) provides an opportunity to study the use and implications of digital spatial and survey technologies, from GIS to Archaeological research and practice.

The programme encourages the learning and critical evaluation of a range of technological skills and the incorporation of these into research frameworks and professional skillsets. Students will develop their knowledge and understanding through a combination of lectures, practical classes, staff and student presentations, seminars and personal study. Where possible, they will also visit institutions and individuals involved Archaeological Computing.

Assessment methods: This programme is divided into 180 credits. 105 credits are obtained from taught modules with the remaining 75 credits relating to the dissertation (25,000 words).

Core module: GIS and Spatial Technologies for Archaeological Landscapes
Compulsory module: Web Technologies and the Humanities; Dissertation Preparation
Typical optional modules: 3D Capture and Modelling; Social Archaeology; other Archaeology or University modules

Information for international students

www.southampton.ac.uk/international/

Fees and funding

www.southampton.ac.uk/postgraduate/feesandfunding/pgfundbyschool.html

www.southampton.ac.uk/postgraduate/feesandfunding/

Qualification and course duration

MSc

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Humanities
Email
pgafh@southampton.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 23 8059 6809