UCL (University College London)

UCL (University College London)

Environmental Archaeology

This programme provides participants with a theoretical understanding of research questions and methodologies in the study of past human-environment interactions, including subsistence and subsistence change.

Entry requirements

A minimum of an upper 2nd Class Bachelor's degree in a relevant subject or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard.

Course modules

Core modules: Cultural environments; resources and subsistence; environmental archaeology in practice; options: archaeobotanical analysis in practice; geoarchaeology i; zooarchaeology in practice; remaining options are chosen from: archaeology of the late Pleistocene and holocene hunter gatherers; archaeology of Buddhism; British and European prehistory: Neolithic to Iron Age; cities, states and religion in ancient Asia; dendrochronology and tree-ring studies; evolution of Palaeolithic and Neolithic societies in the near east; experimental archaeology; near eastern material cultures i: Neolithic and early Bronze Age; near Eastern material cultures ii: middle Bronze Age through the Iron Age; technology in society: archaeology and ethnography in the Andes; the Aegean from first farmers to Minoan states; the archaeology of complex urban sites (analytical and interpretative techniques); the late Bronze Age Aegean; the Mediterranean world in the Iron Age.

Assessment methods

The programme is delivered through a combination of lectures, seminars, presentations, laboratory sessions, practicals, and site and museum visits. Assessment is through the dissertation, and a combination of essays, coursework, presentations, practical examination and laboratory reports, depending on the options selected.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,020 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,020 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,020 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 18,670 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,020 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,510 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 9,285 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,510 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,510 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,510 per Year 1 (Wales) 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: 
Institute of Archaeology
Telephone number: 
020 7679 7495