Cardiff University

Cardiff University


This course aims to offer knowledge and expertise for a career in research, academia, heritage, museums, contract work and consultancy. It is also suitable for further study at doctoral level. It offers students the opportunity to study a range of regions, periods and specialist topics in detail. There are 4 routes available and these are general archaeology, prehistoric Britain, European neolithic and early medieval society and culture.

Entry requirements

A 1st or good upper 2nd class Honours degree in an appropriate subject, such as archaeology, ancient history or a related discipline. Applicants whose 1st language is not English are normally expected to have a score of 6.5 at IELTS or equivalent.

Sponsorship information

A limited number of bursaries for Master's Degree will be awarded (home/EU/overseas); students eligible for an AHRB or a research council postgraduate studentship must apply for an award from the scheme for which they are eligible if they are to be considered for a School of History and Archaeology Bursary.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA Full-time £ 5,850 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MA Full-time £ 14,000 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MA Part-time £ 2,925 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
MA Part-time £ 7,000 per Academic year (overseas fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Cathays Park Campus Cardiff CF10 3AT Wales

Key information

Telephone number: 
029 208 75655