UCL (University College London)

UCL (University College London)

Public Archaeology

The programme provides students with an understanding of the different means of communicating archaeology to the public, and of the real-world political, educational, social, economic and moral/ethical dimensions of public archaeology from a global perspective.

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: Public archaeology.
Options: Antiquities and the law; applied heritage management; archaeology and ethnicity; archaeology and education; art (interpretation and explanation); British and European prehistory (Neolithic to Iron Age); cultural heritage and development; experimental archaeology; managing archaeological sites; managing museums; museum and site interpretation; archaeology of modern conflict; themes, thought and theory in world archaeology (foundations); themes, thought and theory in world archaeology (current issues); world rock art (from Palaeolithic to present).

Assessment methods

The programme is delivered through a combination of lectures, seminars discussions, practical demonstrations, and field trips to museums and archaeological sites and monuments around the UK. It features a series of distinguished guest lecturers with extensive first-hand experience in the archaeology, museum, cultural and heritage sectors. Assessment is through essays, project reports and the dissertation.

Sponsorship information

Funding available from the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC).

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,285 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 18,670 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,285 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,285 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,285 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,665 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,665 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,665 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,665 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 9,285 per Year 1 (International) 2 years

Campus details

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

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Key information

Contact: 
Programme Administrator
Telephone number: 
020 7679 7495