University of Cambridge

University of Cambridge

Archaeological Research

This course allows students the freedom in designing an independent course of study under the direction of a supervisor. Applicants should have already assembled an appropriate data set and questions for their dissertation at the time of application. The course provides training in archaeological research methods and associated transferable skills, and the opportunity to complete a research thesis under academic guidance.

Entry requirements

High 2.1 Honours Degree in a relevant subject or equivalent qualification required. IELTS score of 7.0.

Assessment methods

Assessment is based on 3 assessed components, structured around independent study: a research paper (6000 words), a research skills module (assessed through a written research design and oral presentation), a dissertation (25,000 words).

Sponsorship information

The Division of Archaeology enters exceptionally strong candidates for Gates Cambridge, CHESS and AHRC scholarships and scholarship schemes administered by the Cambridge Trust. The Division of Archaeology also administers several funds which aim to support Archaeological fieldwork, Egyptology and Assyriology at MPhil level and will endeavour to support students in obtaining funding from University and external sources.

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

Contact: 
Graduate Administrator
Telephone number: 
01223 333520