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  • Qualification

    MA - Master of Arts

  • Location

    Cardiff University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    27-SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Pursue your passion for British, European and Mediterranean archaeology whilst developing key archaeological skills, guided by our renowned specialists.

Explore your interests in British, European and Mediterranean archaeology, tapping into our world-leading expertise.

Our MA Archaeology programme is designed to develop proficiency in fundamental archaeological skills and build your understanding of key periods of the human past.

Our optional modules provide the opportunity to deepen your understanding of British, European and Mediterranean archaeology. We give you the opportunity to work with archaeological artefacts to understand ancient technologies as part of our optional module range. Much more than this, you will build an understanding of the heritage profession, developing skills in the communication of heritage and its public benefit.

Studying in a supportive and nurturing environment, you join a community of researchers undertaking cutting-edge archaeological research where science, theory and practice converge to create a unique environment for exploring the past.

Building up research experience in our archaeological laboratories through opportunities to work closely with leading researchers on a range of projects, you will explore a topic of real interest to you in your own individual research project, supported by an experienced supervisor.

Ideal preparation for the next step at doctoral level, our well-established master’s degree will equip you to develop your career in professional archaeology.

Celebrating the centenary of Archaeology and Conservation in 2020, we’re ranked in the world top 150 (QS World University Rankings by Subject 2020) while our research ranked 12th among archaeology departments in the UK (Research Excellence Framework 2014).

Application deadline

01 August 2021

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University information

Cardiff University

  • University League Table

    30th

  • Campus address

    Cardiff University, PO Box 921, Cardiff, Cardiff, CF10 3XQ, Wales

Cardiff University has a welcoming and vibrant international community, with over 8,600 students coming from more than 130 countries.
Cardiff is a truly global institution, with more than 200 partnerships and formal research links worldwide giving its students access to unique opportunities.
In addition to a wide range of support services, your studies will be guided by a personal tutor able to give you both academic and professional advice.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    25th out of 32 5

  • Entry standards

    / Max 212
    126 63%

    20th

    5
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    65 65%

    21st

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.84 77%

    29th

    14

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