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Ancient History and Archaeology and Social Anthropology MA (Hons)

University of St Andrews

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  • Qualification

    Master of Arts (with Honours) - MA (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    05-SEP-22

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Ancient History & Archaeology - The MA (Hons) in Ancient History & Archaeology explores the civilisations of the ancient Mediterranean through the evidence of their material remains. The course ranges across the whole of the ancient Mediterranean and focuses on the period stretching from the early first millennium BCE to Late Antiquity. The Greeks and Romans are the main focus of the course, but there are opportunities to study the lives of their neighbours too, including peoples such as the Persians, Phoenicians, Carthaginians and Etruscans. This degree will take you to the heart of key debates on all areas of life in the ancient Mediterranean, including urbanism, religion, trade, warfare, colonisation, ecology and cultural identity.

Social Anthropology - Social Anthropology at St Andrews has a distinctive orientation that combines interpretive, experiential, philosophical and historical research that is politically engaged, reflexive and critically aware. In the first two years, you will be introduced to the wide variety of societies that anthropologists study and some key theoretical approaches. This is a good opportunity to explore a number of different anthropological topics and to see where your interests lie.

Application deadline

26 January

Tuition fees

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£ 25,100per year

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A level : AAA

Subjects excluded: Citizenship Studies, Critical Thinking, Global Perspectives and Research (GPR) and General Studies.

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University information

University of St Andrews

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    4th

  • Campus address

    University of St Andrews, College Gate, St Andrews, KY16 9AJ, Scotland

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    4.33 87%

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    4.38 88%

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