University of Manchester

University of Manchester

Archaeology

This programme involves substantial original research leading to the production of a thesis that constitutes a genuine contribution to knowledge; archaeology students often undertake some form of fieldwork as part of their research, whether that be small-scale excavation; survey; rock art recording; working with museum collections and archives; or carrying out qualitative social research in the realm of heritage studies (conducting qualitative interviews or participant observation).

Entry requirements

Applicants require: PHD: a 1st or 2.1 Honours degree; Master's qualification in archaeology or a related subject area, or its overseas equivalent; MPhil: a 1st or 2.1 Honours degree in a related subject area, or overseas equivalent; English language requirements: IELTS 7.0 or TOEFL 600 (paper-based) or 250 (computer-based).

Assessment methods

Assessment is by a research project.

Sponsorship information

Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) grants are competetive and provide payment of tuition fees and a maintenance stipend for UK students, and tuition fees (and a maintenance stipend, subject to eligibility criteria) for EU students; the School of Languages, Linguistics and Cultures also offers a limited number of fee bursaries on a competitive basis for Master's students; details are published in Feb/Mar each year.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 15,500 per Year 1 (International) 3 years
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,121 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 3 years
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,121 per Year 1 (Scotland) 3 years
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,121 per Year 1 (Wales) 3 years
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,121 per Year 1 (EU) 3 years
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,121 per Year 1 (England) 3 years
PhD Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,060 per Year 1 (EU) 6 years
PhD Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,060 per Year 1 (England) 6 years
PhD Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,060 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 6 years
PhD Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,060 per Year 1 (Scotland) 6 years
PhD Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,060 per Year 1 (Wales) 6 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Manchester Manchester M13 9PL North West

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PHD School of Arts, Languages and Cultures
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0161 275 3559