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  • Qualification

    MRes - Master of Research

  • Location

    University of Winchester

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

COURSE OVERVIEW

  • Join a supportive, research-active department
  • Enhance your skills in research techniques from GIS to ceramic petrology
  • Develop your own research interests with full supervisory support

Archaeology at Winchester offers an intensive research-training programme with a high level of supervisorial contact. This programme is ideal if you have a clear idea of an archaeological research topic which you may wish to follow to PhD, and need to prepare for this by acquiring new research skills or honing existing ones. It is also appropriate if you are already working in the archaeology, heritage or environment sector and wish to enhance your research experience in preparation for career progression.

The course examines approaches and methodologies, theoretical underpinnings and practical applications in archaeological research, and some modules focus on the archaeology of a chosen period, theme or specialism.

Staff at Winchester have the expertise to supervise projects on a wide range of themes and approaches, including geoarchaeology, geomatics, zooarchaeology and the archaeology of religion, death and gender. If your interests lie in researching a particular archaeological period, such as the palaeolithic, classical Greece, the medieval period or the Caribbean, we will facilitate and support your studies.

MRes Archaeology is the ideal preparation for an MPhil or PhD or as a basis for a career in archaeology.

Careers

MRes Archaeology acts as a preparation for undertaking an MPhil or PhD or as a basis for an advanced career within archaeology or a related discipline.

Tuition fees

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£ 13,500per year

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University information

University of Winchester

  • University League Table

    105th

  • Campus address

    University of Winchester, Sparkford Road, Winchester, Hampshire, SO22 4NR, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    29th out of 32 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 212
    98 49%

    27th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    75 75%

    10th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.92 78%

    23rd

    7

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