University of Cambridge

University of Cambridge

Archaeology

This course enables students to explore subjects such as European prehistory; medieval archaeology; and Mesopotamian archaeology in detail.

Entry requirements

Upper 2.1 Honours degree in a relevant subject or equivalent qualification required. An IELTS score of 7.0.

Course modules

Students may choose to specialise in any one of the following options: Archaeological heritage and museums; archaeological science; archaeology of the Americas; Egyptian archaeology; European prehistory; medieval archaeology; Mesopotamian archaeology; Palaeolithic and Mesolithic archaeology; south Asian archaeology.

Assessment methods

Assessment method is dependent on module selection but may include essays, reports, book reviews, laboratory projects, research designs, oral presentations and written examination. All MPhil students are required to produce a dissertation is of maximum 15,000 words which constitutes 50 percent of the student's final mark.

Sponsorship information

The Division of Archaeology enters exceptionally strong MPhil candidates for Gates Cambridge, CHESS and AHRC scholarships and scholarship schemes administered by the Cambridge Trust.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MPhil Full-time October 2016 GBP 10,500 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MPhil Full-time October 2016 GBP 20,535 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MPhil Full-time October 2016 GBP 10,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MPhil Full-time October 2016 GBP 10,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MPhil Full-time October 2016 GBP 10,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Cambridge University Cambridge CB2 1TN East of England

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Key information

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Graduate Administrator
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01223 333520