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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    The University of Edinburgh

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    13-SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

The MSc by Research in Archaeology is aimed at students who have a specific topic of interest into which they wish to conduct their own research.

Research topics

We welcome applications from anyone keen to work in fields that overlap with or complement our academic staff interests. These include: human osteoarchaeology; isotopes and science-based methods of investigation; early civilisations and urban societies in the Mediterranean and Europe; Egyptology; Roman archaeology; the Byzantine world and late antiquity; hunter-gatherers and the spread of farming in Europe; megalithic monuments; later European prehistory; the archaeology of Scotland.

Research community

The School of History, Classics & Archaeology, and our relationships with other subject areas and external organisations, such as the National Museums of Scotland and Historic Environment Scotland, allow us to arrange interdisciplinary study and supervision.

Application deadline

02 August 2021

Tuition fees

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£ 24,000per year

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University information

University of Edinburgh

  • University League Table

    12th

  • Campus address

    University of Edinburgh, Student Recruitment and Admissions, 33 Buccleuch Place, Edinburgh, Edinburgh, City Of, EH8 9JS, Scotland

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    7th out of 33 15

  • Entry standards

    / Max 212
    181 93%

    3rd

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    70.0 70%

    10th

    17
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.79 76%

    31st

    7

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