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MSc Archaeology

University of Glasgow

This Masters will enable you to develop your own holistic approach to the challenges of contemporary archaeological research and practice. The programme combines conceptual learning with independent research and project-based work. A key strength of this programme is its flexibility, which allows you to create a portfolio of courses based on your individual needs and interests..

WHY THIS PROGRAMME

  • The University can facilitate work placements and internships with organisations such as Historic Environment Scotland, the National Trust and the Hunterian Museum.
  • Our collaboration with SUERC, a premier scientific dating facility, supports interested students developing their skills in the archaeological sciences.
  • Our staff are engaged in a variety of innovative research projects (both in Scotland and abroad) and actively involve students in such projects.
  • Interested students are supported to develop their skills in the use and creation of digital collections and archives.

CAREER PROSPECTS

Graduates will have a solid foundation of skills, knowledge and understanding from which to pursue careers in universities, research institutes, government agencies, conservation charities and private-sector professional practice. The course also prepares you to proceed to study for a PhD in Archaeology.

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Modules

  • RESEARCH AND PROFESSIONAL SKILLS
  • ARCHAEOLOGY DISSERTATION
  • APPROACHING THE ANCIENT WORLD THROUGH TEXT
  • APPROACHING THE ANCIENT WORLD THROUGH MATERIAL CULTURE
  • ARCHAEOLOGICAL DIGITAL IMAGING
  • BRITISH BATTLEFIELDS: ANALYSIS AND CULTURAL RESOURCE MANAGEMENT
  • CLOTH AND CLOTHING
  • CURRENT ISSUES IN SOUTH-WEST ASIAN AND MEDITERRANEAN ARCHAEOLOGY
  • DIGITAL PASTS: INTERACTIVE MEDIA AND GAMES FOR ARCHAEOLOGY AND HERITAGE
  • EXPERIENCING LANDSCAPE AND HERITAGE
  • FEASTING LIKE THE ANCIENTS: AN INTER-DISCIPLINARY APPROACH TO EARLY FOOD AND DRINK
  • LANDSCAPE AND POWER IN THE ANCIENT NEAR EAST AND EAST MEDITERRANEAN PGT
  • Requirements

    Listed below are the documents required to apply for this course.
    1 year

    Duration

    Sep 2024

    Start Month

    Aug 2024

    Application Deadline

    Upcoming Intakes

    • September 2024

    Mode of Study

    • Full Time