Taught course

Funerary Archaeology

Institution
University of York · Department of Archaeology
Qualifications
MAPGDipPGCert

Entry requirements

A good honours degree (upper second or first class) or an equivalent qualification from an overseas institution in archaeology, anthropology or a related field. Mature students or those with less conventional qualifications but with relevant experience in this field will be considered. If you are uncertain whether your qualifications or experience are appropriate, please contact the Course Director. If you are a non-native English speaking applicant you must provide evidence of your English language ability. You need to show enough fluency in all aspects of English (reading, writing, speaking and listening) to the required level of the course you're applying to.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Past societies responded to and treated their dead in a huge diversity of ways, providing archaeologists with crucial insights into their workings. Funerary archaeology combines analysis of human remains with their archaeological context to take a truly interdisciplinary approach to studying both life and death in the past.

The course at York offers the chance to develop skills in a range of different methods and techniques, but all centred on learning how to investigate death and burial in the past. The flexible nature of the course enables you to pursue your own particular period or methodological interests.

This course may be taken as an MA, MSc, PG Dip or PG Cert.

Information for international students

York is a research-intensive university and a proud member of the elite Russell Group of universities. Information about international fees can be found on our website.

Fees and funding

Department and University scholarships may be available, please check our website for details: Fees and funding

Qualification and course duration

MA

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

PGDip

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

PGCert

full time
12 months
part time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Administrator
Email
archaeology@york.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 1904 323963