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The award
MA

How long you will study
12 months

Domestic course fees
GBP 7360 per year

How you will study
full-time

Course starts
September

International course fees
GBP 15650 per year

All study options

About Archaeology at University of Reading

This is a flexible degree that prepares you for a career in research, the commercial sector or heritage management.

Join a world-leading Department of Archaeology with an international reputation for excellence in teaching and research as you take thematic and skills-based options that integrate social and scientific techniques for a deeper understanding of the past.

You will have access to state-of-the-art facilities including fully-equipped and dedicated laboratories for human skeletal remains and animal bone analysis, stable isotope analysis, microscopic suite (CAF) and an MA study room. Our analytical suite is extensive, allowing students to access a range of techniques for their research projects.

You will gain an effective grounding in archaeological practice and research, with the opportunity to study a suite of modules from prehistory to the medieval period. Alternatively you can opt to follow specialised pathway in Medieval Europe, Bioarchaeology or the Middle East. These pathways enable you to concentrate your studies on our specialised research areas through your dissertation, a core period module and a themed "Issues and debates" module.

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 study12 months
    Course startsSeptemberDomestic course feesGBP 7360 per yearInternational course feesGBP 15650 per year

Notes about fees for this course

The fees listed are for full-time study, unless otherwise stated, and relate to courses starting in the 2018/19 academic year. Fee information will be confirmed in offer letters sent out to successful applicants.

Entry requirements

IELTS: 6.5 overall with no element less than 5.5 (or equivalent)

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