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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    University of Glasgow

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

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.

Application deadline

29 August 2021

Tuition fees

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£ 19,350per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

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University of Glasgow

  • University League Table

    19th

  • 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.

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    6th out of 32 2

  • Entry standards

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    164 82%

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    80 80%

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  • Student satisfaction

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    4.34 87%

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    13

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