University of Reading

University of Reading


This course spans the lower Palaeolithic to later Medieval periods throughout Europe and the Near East, covering theoretical issues such as gender, the life course, material culture, identity, diet, the Crusades, climate change, coastal and maritime exploitation and human bioarchaeology.

Entry requirements

2.1 Honours degree (or above) or equivalent in archaeol�ogy or other relevant fields. Relevant work experience.

Course modules

Main research areas: landscape archaeology; urbanism and buildings archaeology; burial archaeology; Medieval archaeology; Roman archaeology; British and European prehistory; Near Eastern archaeology; social archaeology; cognition and art; palaeohealth and diet; environmental archaeology; geoarchaeology; scientific dating; computer modelling and GIS; geophysics.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time £ 6,000 per Academic year (home fees) 12 months
MA Full-time £ 14,165 per Academic year (overseas fees) 12 months
MA Part-time £ 3,025 per Academic year (home fees) 24 months
MA Part-time £ 6,930 per Academic year (overseas fees) 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Reading Reading RG6 6UR South East

Key information

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