Experimental Archaeology (MA)

University of Exeter the United Kingdom

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The award
MA

How long you will study
1 year

Domestic course fees
GBP 2870

How you will study
full-time

Course starts
October

International course fees
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All study options

About Experimental Archaeology at University of Exeter

This programme explores experimental archaeology's potential as a powerful research method, an effective educational tool and an excellent medium for public outreach. Students receive a sound practical and theoretical grounding in scientific use of experiments in archaeological research. They gain practical experience of experiments related to archaeological and taphonomic processes and the production of a range of material culture types including ceramics, stone tools, metals and a range of organic materials. The role of experiments and ‘reconstructions’ in education and public outreach is investigated through classes, practical activities, field visits and educational observations. Links with professionals, such as museums and independent establishments, provide opportunities for practical work based on a sound appreciation of theory. We have recently linked up with Time Team to collaborate on experiments and reconstructions that will contribute to their television programmes. The University has established an outdoor centre on its Streatham Campus to provide a location for both short- and long-term experimental archaeology research.

Entry Requirements An appropriate degree in Archaeology or a related subject, normally at 2:1 level or above. For the Wetland Archaeology Masters, an Honours degree at 2:1 level or above in Archaeology, Geography, Environmental Science, or cognate discipline is required. Applicants with non-standard qualifications should contact the programme director to discuss admission.

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardMAHow you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study1 year
    Course startsOctoberDomestic course feesGBP 2870International course fees find out
  • The awardMAHow you will studyPart-timeHow long you will study2 years
    Course startsOctoberDomestic course feesGBP 2870International course fees find out

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