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  • Qualification

    MA - Master of Arts

  • Location

    Newcastle University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    12 months

Course summary

The Archaeology MA inspires you to think about the human past from a variety of thematic and analytical perspectives. Newcastle is surrounded by world-class prehistoric, Roman, medieval and post-medieval heritage. We make full use of our rich archaeological landscape with regular study trips and fieldwork.

The Archaeology MA has six specialist pathways and a generic route to suit your individual needs, background and career aspirations:

Prehistoric Archaeology
Classical Archaeology: Greek and Roman
Roman Frontier Studies
Late Antique, Medieval and Byzantine Archaeology
Historical Archaeology
Artefacts and Technologies.

Newcastle University has a long and distinguished history of archaeological research, including:

Prehistoric archaeology
Greek archaeology
Roman archaeology
Archaeology of the Late Antique period
Western Medieval archaeology
Byzantine archaeology
Historical archaeology (the post-1500 AD world)
Landscape studies
Material culture studies.

You can develop a range of advanced practical skills in:

artefact analysis, including metallography and use-wear analysis
archaeological surveying, including topographical, buildings and geophysical survey
database and archive use
geographical information systems (GIS)
ancient languages
animal bone identification.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 18,000per year

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University information

Newcastle University

  • University League Table

    23rd

  • Campus address

    Newcastle University, King’s Gate, Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, NE1 7RU, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    11th out of 32 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 212
    134 67%

    16th

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    80 80%

    2nd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.07 81%

    16th

    6

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