A good honours degree (upper second or first) or an equivalent qualification from an overseas institution in archaeology, anthropology or a related field. Graduates in a biological subject will also be considered, as will mature students who might not have conventional qualifications but can show appropriate relevant experience. 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
The purpose of the course is to give a thorough grounding in the theory and practice of the archaeological study of vertebrate animal remains; the course is intended for graduates in archaeology and anthropology who wish to further their study of the archaeology of the relations between people and other animals, and for graduates in disciplines such as biology, geography and geology who wish to extend their studies into a specialised area of archaeology.
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
Course contact details
- Postgraduate Administrator
- +44 (0) 1904 323963