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Archaeology MPhil (Research)

University of Glasgow

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  • Qualification

    MPhil - Master of Philosophy

  • Location

    University of Glasgow

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Archaeology at Glasgow has an active postgraduate community, carrying out research on a wide range of topics from the Mesolithic to the present day and from Northern Scandinavia to the Eastern Mediterranean.

Overview

Our key strengths are:

  • Scottish archaeology, particularly in the Mesolithic and Neolithic periods and the Celtic, Pictish and Viking areas
  • Mediterranean archaeology, from Spain to Turkey, from Bronze Age mining to postcolonial studies
  • historical archaeology, from the classical period to the 20th century
  • the use of aerial photographic and satellite imagery for the understanding of landscape history through aerial archaeology
  • battlefield and conflict archaeology

Postgraduate community

The postgraduates in Archaeology at Glasgow enjoy one of the university’s most supportive, collaborative and friendly communities on campus.

Thesis length: 30,000-40,000 words (including references and bibliography).

A Master of Philosophy (Research) requires you to undertake a postgraduate course of special study and research that represents a distinct contribution to knowledge.

Tuition fees

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£ 19,350per year

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University information

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University of Glasgow

  • University League Table

    16th

  • Campus address

    University of Glasgow, The Fraser Building, 65 Hillhead Street, Glasgow, Glasgow, City Of, G12 8QQ, Scotland

A wide range of international scholarships are available including International Excellence scholarships and postgraduate awards.
Meet students from across the university with over 250 clubs and societies available – ranging from international student societies to the Harry Potter society.
Pre-sessional English language provision available prior to starting university, and English language support options throughout the duration of study.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    15th out of 33 9

  • Entry standards

    / Max 212
    147 75%

    8th

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    66 66%

    12th

    10
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.36 87%

    4th

    1

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