University of Aberdeen
Archaeology of the North
Students are equipped with research skills to investigate the material culture and heritage of the far northern hemisphere, a region that includes Scotland, the North Atlantic, Scandinavia and Baltic Europe, Northern Russia and the circumpolar region through Siberia, the North Pacific and high-latitude North America; with an emphasis on colonisation and culture contact, lifeways and world-views, every student is provided with a thorough knowledge of the theory and practice specific to northern archaeology, together with the foundation for further study or professional employment; in addition every student acquires detailed competence in a specialist regional or chronological field, chosen from a range of options across the entire northern world.
Upper 2nd Class Honours degree or equivalent, preferably in archaeology or a related discipline across the arts, social sciences or physical sciences; applicants whose 1st language is not English require proof of English language proficiency.
Core modules include: Northern worlds; northern cultures and peoples; theories and methods in research; advanced archaeological approaches in northern research; dissertation.
Assessment for each 30-credit taught module is on the basis of 1 3000-word essay and 1 3000-word project on topics relevant to the course, chosen in consultation with the student�s supervisor; the nature of the project may vary from course to course and include reports, exercises and presentations; there is also a dissertation of 12000 words.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|PgDip||Full-time||£ 3,600 per Academic year (home fees)||9 months|
|PgDip||Full-time||£ 15,000 per Academic year (overseas fees)||9 months|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 3,600 per Academic year (home fees)||12 months|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 15,000 per Academic year (overseas fees)||12 months|
|MSc||Part-time||£ 1,700 per Academic year (home fees)||24 months|
|MSc||Part-time||£ 4,530 per Academic year (overseas fees)||24 months|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|King's Campus||Aberdeen||AB24 3FX||Scotland|
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