University of Bradford

University of Bradford

Archaeological Sciences

This course is designed to give graduates a systematic training in the application of modern scientific methods in archaeology. It provides the necessary practical, analytical and interpretative skills to apply a wide range of specialist approaches in archaeology. You can specialise in Environmental, Landscape or Biomolecular archaeology.

Entry requirements

A 1st degree in archaeology (or another relevant or related discipline) 2.1 or above; other relevant qualifications will be considered; North American students require a GPA of at least 2.5 on a scale of 4.0 or an equivalent. IELTS 6.0 or equivalent.

Course modules

All years: Analytical methods; mathematics and quantitative methods; the nature of matter; archaeology of human remains; GIS for practitioners; introduction to archaeozoology; introduction to forensic archaeology; research skills; techniques and interpretation in instrumental analysis; topics in archaeometry; artefact studies; forensic taphonomy; funerary archaeology; past environments; site evaluation strategies; soils and chemical prospection; dissertation.

Assessment methods

Dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,990 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,990 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,990 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 15,600 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,990 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,000 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,060 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,060 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,060 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,060 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,120 per Year 1 (England) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 15,420 per Year 1 (International) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,120 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,120 per Year 1 (Scotland) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,120 per Year 1 (Wales) 9 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Bradford Bradford BD7 1DP Yorkshire and the Humber

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Key information

Contact: 
Faculty of Life Sciences Postgraduate Admissions Administrator (Master's courses)
Telephone number: 
01274 234706