UCL (University College London)

UCL (University College London)

Computational Archaeology (Geographic Iinformation Systems, Data Science and Complexity)

Geographical information systems (GIS) are transforming the way archaeologists handle spatial data. At the same time, there continue to be important advances in our ability to analyse and interpret spatial information.

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: geographical information systems in archaeology i; research skills for spatial analysis; spatial analysis in archaeology; archaeological approaches to the human use of space; options: geographical information systems in archaeology ii; remote sensing in archaeology; the archaeology of complex urban sites (analytical and interpretative techniques).

Assessment methods

The programme is delivered through lectures, tutorials and practical sessions. Careful provision is made to facilitate remote access to software, tutorials, datasets and readings through a combination of dedicated websites and virtual learning environments. Assessment is through essays, practical components, project reports and portfolio, and the research dissertation.

Qualifications

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

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