UCL (University College London)

UCL (University College London)

Research Methods for Archaeology

Students develop a detailed understanding of archaeological data and its interpretation to serve as a basis for independent research, and the ability to develop original research questions and explore them effectively.

Entry requirements

A minimum of an upper 2nd Class Honours degree in a relevant subject from a UK university or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard.

Course modules

Core modules: Themes, thought and theory in world archaeology (foundations); themes, thought and theory in world archaeology (current issues).

Assessment methods

The core programme is taught within a seminar framework based on set readings. A tailor-made programme of other work is designed in consultation with the student's research supervisor. Student performance is assessed on the basis of the core module assessments, a research proposal and a piece of research writing (dissertation).

Sponsorship information

Available funding from the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC).


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA Full-time £ 9,020 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MA Full-time £ 18,670 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MA Part-time £ 4,510 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
MA Part-time £ 9,285 per Academic year (overseas fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Bloomsbury Campus Camden WC1E 6BT South East

Key information

Programme Administrator
Telephone number: 
020 7679 7495