Taught course

Historical Archaeology

Institution
University of York · Department of Archaeology
Qualifications
MA

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Entry requirements

A 2:1 or equivalent in Archaeology or a related field such as History, History of Art, Geography or English Literature. We also consider applicants who have a 2:2 degree and relevant work experience.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Historical Archaeology explores the emergence of the modern world, from the end of the Middle Ages to the 21st century. It is one of the fastest growing areas of archaeology, dealing with many exciting issues that shape the world we have inherited today.

Drawing together a rich and diverse range of material, documentary and landscape sources, you will have the chance to explore dynamic and globally significant themes, from capitalism to colonialism. You'll gain practical training in analysing and interpreting evidence, from excavations and standing buildings to designed landscapes and artefacts.

The knowledge and skills you'll develop on this course will provide an unrivalled insight into the past and present, giving you a head start in many heritage or historic careers and research, as well as a range of other sectors.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MA
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    24-36 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Dr Jonathan Finch
Email
jonathan.finch@york.ac.uk