University of Glasgow
Material Culture and Artefact Studies
Students gain a broad grounding in the fields of artefact and material culture studies. They will be introduced to the specialist skills of archaeological finds analysis and related topics pertaining to the study and care of artefact collections. In addition to a strong practical element, the course also develops a theoretical awareness of the complexities of interdisciplinary material culture studies and related professional issues in the management and curation of cultural materials.
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.
Core modules: material culture in context; the process of artefact studies. Optional modules: lithic analysis; working with pottery; critical themes in the display and reception of objects; early medieval artefacts; and Viking and late Norse artefacts (AD 750-1350); optional courses drawn from another archaeology programme or from other programmes across the University can be taken by agreement with the programme convener.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MLitt||Full-time||£ 6,800 per Academic year (home fees)||12 months|
|MLitt||Full-time||£ 14,500 per Academic year (overseas fees)||12 months|
|MLitt||Full-time||£ 6,800 per Academic year (EU fees)||12 months|
|MLitt||Part-time||£ 756 per Credit module (home fees)||24 months|
|MLitt||Part-time||£ 756 per Credit module (EU fees)||24 months|
|PgDip||Full-time||£ 4,533 per Academic year (home fees)||9 months|
|PgDip||Full-time||£ 9,667 per Academic year (overseas fees)||9 months|
|PgDip||Full-time||£ 4,533 per Academic year (EU fees)||9 months|
|PgDip||Part-time||£ 756 per Credit module (home fees)||18 months|
|PgDip||Part-time||£ 756 per Credit module (EU fees)||18 months|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|University of Glasgow||Glasgow||G12 8QQ||Scotland|
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