UCL (University College London)
This course provides training in the documentation and interpretation of artefacts from archaeological sites and museum collections. Students benefit from a placement within a museum or an archaeological unit where experience will be gained in the practice of finds analysis.
A minimum of an upper 2nd Class Bachelor's degree in archaeology or related subject from a UK university or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard.
Core modules: approaches to artefact studies; options: antiquities and the law; archaeological ceramic analysis; archaeological glass and glazes; archaeometallurgy i: mining and extractive metallurgy; archaeometallurgy ii: metallic artefacts; art: interpretation and explanation; British and European prehistory: Neolithic to Iron Age; experimental archaeology; funerary archaeology; interpreting pottery; issues in conservation: understanding objects; lithic analysis.
The programme is delivered through formal lectures, seminars and practical sessions. It can include a placement at a relevant museum or archaeological unit where students gain experience in the practical study and the recording of an artefact assemblage. Assessment is through an essay, a portfolio, a project proposal and the dissertation.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MA||Full-time||£ 9,285 per Academic year (home fees)||1 years|
|MA||Full-time||£ 18,670 per Academic year (overseas fees)||1 years|
|MA||Part-time||£ 4,665 per Academic year (home fees)||2 years|
|MA||Part-time||£ 9,285 per Academic year (overseas fees)||2 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Bloomsbury Campus||Camden||WC1E 6BT||South East|
020 7679 7495