University of Liverpool

University of Liverpool


Applicants study the major developments in human societies from the origins of settled life to the florescence of the great civilisations. Students study a variety of practical archaeological techniques and cover in depth the prehistory of the Mediterranean region, the Near East and Northern Europe or Classical Archaeology.

Entry requirements

The normal requirement for entry on to a taught programme is a good 2.1 or equivalent undergraduate degree in a relevant field of study. All applicants must have reached a minimum required standard of English language, and are required to provide evidence of this. Qualifications accepted include GCSE English; GCE O level English. IELTS 6.5 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each component). TOEFL iBT 88 or above with minimum scores in components as follows: listening and writing 21, reading 22, speaking 23.

Course modules

Core modules: ma & msc archaeology dissertation; research and beyond for sace m-level students; key themes in archaeological interpretation.

Sponsorship information

AHRB Scheme A studentships (very competitive); limited number of School bursaries may be available.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA Part-time - 2 years
MA Full-time £ 5,300 per Academic year (home fees) 12 months
MA Full-time £ 12,200 per Academic year (overseas fees) 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
City Centre Campus Liverpool L3 5PS North West

Key information

PG Recruitment
Telephone number: 
0151 794 5927