University of Glasgow

University of Glasgow

Celtic and Viking Archaeology

This course provides an introduction to the theoretical and practise approaches to early Medieval archaeology, based on the settlements and material culture of Celtic, Pictish and Viking peoples, and in the archaeology of kingship and political development; each student takes 2 core modules and 3 optional modules.

Entry requirements

The entry requirement for this postgraduate taught programme is a 2.1 Honours degree, or an equivalent qualification in archaeology or another relevant subject (for example geography, geology, history or environmental science); or suitable practical experience.

Course modules

Core modules (all years): research skills; approaches to Celtic and Viking archaeology. Optional modules: themes in early medieval Scottish archaeology; early Christian monuments of Scotland; early medieval artefacts; Viking and late Norse artefacts; Norse in the north Atlantic, AD 800-1500; Viking and late Norse British isles; thematic studies; artefact studies; multimedia analysis and design or 2 dimensional digitisation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MLitt Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,800 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MLitt Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,800 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
MLitt Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,800 per Year 1 (EU) 12 months
MLitt Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,800 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MLitt Full-time September 2016 GBP 14,500 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MLitt Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,800 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MLitt Part-time September 2016 GBP 756 per Credit (EU) 24 months
MLitt Part-time September 2016 GBP 756 per Credit (England) 24 months
MLitt Part-time September 2016 GBP 756 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 24 months
MLitt Part-time September 2016 GBP 756 per Credit (Scotland) 24 months
MLitt Part-time September 2016 GBP 756 per Credit (Wales) 24 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,533 per Year 1 (EU) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,533 per Year 1 (England) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,667 per Year 1 (International) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,533 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,533 per Year 1 (Scotland) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,533 per Year 1 (Wales) 9 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 756 per Credit (Wales) 18 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 756 per Credit (EU) 18 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 756 per Credit (England) 18 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 756 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 18 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 756 per Credit (Scotland) 18 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Glasgow Glasgow G12 8QQ Scotland

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