A 2.1 Honours degree, or an international equivalent, in: Archaeology; history; geography; classics. Students will also be considered if they have extensive, relevant, professional experience. Applicants whose 1st language is not English will need IELTS 6.5 (with 6.5 in written English and at least 5.5 in all sub-skills) or equivalent.
Compulsory modules include: Research themes, theories and skills in archaeology; dissertation. Optional modules include: Graduate seminar in Roman archaeology; early medieval Britain and Europe; prehistoric architecture (houses, monuments and beyond); ancient technologies (understanding metalwork); graduate seminar in Roman archaeology; early medieval Britain and Europe; practical artefact analysis; advanced seminar in artefact studies; graduate seminar in Greek archaeology; armies and frontiers of the Roman empire; frontier communities of Roman Britain; regionality and the fall of Rome; recording historic buildings; graduate seminar in Byzantine archaeology; early medieval Britain (Anglo-Saxons, Celts, Vikings); the archaeology of Byzantium and its neighbours; bodies in prehistoric Europe c.650-700bc; independent study project in archaeology; independent study project in archaeology. Students will agree choices with the Degree Programme Director and Module Leader. Availability of modules is subject to timetabling constraints. Examples include: An introduction to the fundamentals of geographic information systems; theory and application in geographic information systems; collections management; management in heritage, gallery, and museum studies; beginners' Greek for Master's candidates; beginners' Latin for Master's candidates; intermediate Greek language and literature 1 and intermediate Greek language and literature 2; intermediate Latin language and literature 1 and intermediate Latin language and literature 2; level 2 Greek (interpretation of texts) and level 2/3 Greek special study stage 3; level 2 Latin (interpretation of texts) and level 2/3 Latin (special study stage 3); level 3 Greek (interpretation of texts) and level 2/3 Greek (special study stage 3); level 3 Latin (interpretation of texts) and level 2/3 Latin (special study stage 3). A choice of Greek or Latin modules is dependent on language ability. Modules might change at year of entry.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MA||Full-time||September 2016||-||12 months|
|MA||Part-time||September 2016||-||24 months|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Main Campus||Newcastle upon Tyne||NE1 7RU||North East|
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