Taught course

Archaeology (Bioarchaeology)

Institution
University of Southampton · School of Humanities
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

Learn how to uncover the secrets of past lives through the study of human and animal skeletons. With this specialist master’s in bioarchaeology, you’ll gain expertise in human anatomy, with unlimited access to our large skeletal collection. You’ll also develop skills in faunal analysis; we have one of the largest reference collections of mammals, birds and fish in the UK. Your specialist bioarcheology learning will cover:vanalysing human bones to understand age, sex, diet, health and migration; identifying mammals, birds and fish through skeletal remains; understanding fossilisation and bone modification; interpreting archaeology from collections of remains.

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
    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