Taught course

Palaeolithic Archaeology and Human Origins

Institution
University of Southampton · School of Humanities
Qualifications
MA

Entry requirements

Upper 2nd Class Honours degree or equivalent. For further information, please see our website.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This course offers a unique opportunity to study the rich, global archaeological evidence of our earliest origins using Palaeolithic and Quaternary archives; students are trained in the practical analysis of Palaeolithic stone artefacts and encouraged to place this knowledge into a broad framework, based on current interdisciplinary research, enabling them to investigate the key questions in human evolution.

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).

Modules: Analysis and interpretation of stone tools; contexts for human origins research; research skills; dissertation; plus archaeology or another optional module.

For further information, please see our website.

Information for international students

www.southampton.ac.uk/international/

Fees and funding

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

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

Qualification and course duration

MA

full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

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