University of Edinburgh

University of Edinburgh

Archaeology

Staff have internationally recognised expertise in the prehistory of Europe, the Mediterranean and Near East, as well as in archaeological theory, environmental archaeology, osteoarchaeology and forensic anthropology; focal areas of research include: human-environment interactions; the transition from hunter-gatherer to farming communities; and the development of complex societies; the department's research profile in classical and historical archaeology has also expanded in recent years.

Entry requirements

Applicants must hold a relevant Master's degree with an overall average mark of at least 65 per cent (or equivalent marks if the degree is not from the UK); a mark of at least 65 per cent in the Master's dissertation will also normally be required; applicants whose 1st language is not English require (entry before September 2014): IELTS 6.5 (with at least 6.0 in each module); TOEFL internet-based test 92 (with at least 20 in each module); PTE 61 (with at least 56 in each of the communicative skills sections); or CPE grade C or CAE grade B; applicants whose 1st language is not English require (September 2014 entry onwards): IELTS 7.0 (with at least 6.0 in each module); TOEFL internet-based test 100 (with at least 20 in each module); PTE(A) 67 (with at least 56 in each of the communicative skills sections); or CPE grade B or CAE grade A.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (England) 3 years
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 13,100 per Year 1 (International) 3 years
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 3 years
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (Scotland) 3 years
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (Wales) 3 years
PhD Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,026 per Year 1 (England) 6 years
PhD Part-time September 2016 GBP 6,550 per Year 1 (International) 6 years
PhD Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,026 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 6 years
PhD Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,026 per Year 1 (Scotland) 6 years
PhD Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,026 per Year 1 (Wales) 6 years
PhD Full-time January 2017 GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (England) 3 years
PhD Full-time January 2017 GBP 13,100 per Year 1 (International) 3 years
PhD Full-time January 2017 GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 3 years
PhD Full-time January 2017 GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (Scotland) 3 years
PhD Full-time January 2017 GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (Wales) 3 years
PhD Part-time January 2017 GBP 2,026 per Year 1 (England) 6 years
PhD Part-time January 2017 GBP 6,550 per Year 1 (International) 6 years
PhD Part-time January 2017 GBP 2,026 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 6 years
PhD Part-time January 2017 GBP 2,026 per Year 1 (Scotland) 6 years
PhD Part-time January 2017 GBP 2,026 per Year 1 (Wales) 6 years
MSc (Res) Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,600 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc (Res) Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,600 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc (Res) Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,600 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc (Res) Full-time September 2016 GBP 16,500 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc (Res) Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,600 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc (Res) Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,300 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MSc (Res) Part-time September 2016 GBP 8,250 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MSc (Res) Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,300 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc (Res) Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,300 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MSc (Res) Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,300 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MSc (Res) Full-time January 2017 GBP 6,600 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc (Res) Full-time January 2017 GBP 6,600 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc (Res) Full-time January 2017 GBP 6,600 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc (Res) Full-time January 2017 GBP 16,500 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc (Res) Full-time January 2017 GBP 6,600 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc (Res) Part-time January 2017 GBP 3,300 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MSc (Res) Part-time January 2017 GBP 3,300 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MSc (Res) Part-time January 2017 GBP 8,250 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MSc (Res) Part-time January 2017 GBP 3,300 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc (Res) Part-time January 2017 GBP 3,300 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Edinburgh Edinburgh EH8 9JU Scotland

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Key information

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Graduate School Administrative Assistant
Telephone number: 
0131 650 3782