Taught course

Osteoarchaeology

Institution
University of Southampton · School of Humanities
Qualifications
MA

Entry requirements

First- or upper second-class degree and normally masters at merit or distinction level, in archaeology, anthropology, history or a cognate discipline; other qualifications considered.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This course provides a grounding in the analytical approaches to human and faunal bone identification, and to the wider social, cultural and economic issues raised through the interpretation of archaeological bone assemblages; students receive training in bone identification, palaeopathology and analysis, and explore the associated intrinsic problems and potential.

Core module: Osteoarchaeology and Palaeopathology in Context

Compulsory modules: Human Skeletal Studies; Zooarchaeology; Dissertation Preparation

Typical optional modules: Palaeolithic modules; social archaeology modules; other archaeology or University modules

Information for international students

http://www.southampton.ac.uk/international/

Fees and funding

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

Qualification and course duration

MA

full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Name
Humanities
Email
pgapply.fh@southampton.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 23 8059 8062