University of Reading

University of Reading

Archaeology

We offer advanced study on programmes taught by academics with an international reputation for excellence in teaching and research. Our world-leading research was rated first in the UK.1 Our archaeology programmes are ranked within the UK top 10 (The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2016) and world top 30 (QS World University Rankings by Subject 2016). We provide a friendly, supportive community, and our staff have a strong reputation for being accessible and approachable. Take advantage of outstanding teaching collections and facilities located in modern premises. You will benefit from our dedicated archaeology building, which contains purpose-built teaching laboratories housing a rich collection of artefacts, ecofacts, human remains and animal bones. You will also have easy access to our three superb, on-campus museums: Ure Museum of Greek Archaeology, Cole Museum of Zoology and the Museum of English Rural Life. We are skills focused - through our world-leading fieldwork and research projects we train graduates to the highest standards in preparation for doctoral study and professional employment. We provide a strong research grounding linking social and scientific archaeology. • Develop and enhance your knowledge of archaeology through a selection of specialist modules that suit your chronological, geographical and thematic interests • A flexible degree that prepares you for a career in research, the commercial sector or heritage management • Become part of a world-leading Department with an international reputation for excellence in teaching and research • Take thematic and skills-based options that integrate social and scientific techniques • Benefit from dedicated laboratories and state-of-the-art facilities.

Assessment methods

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2017 GBP 7,180 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MA Full-time September 2017 GBP 7,180 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MA Full-time September 2017 GBP 7,180 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
MA Full-time September 2017 GBP 7,180 per Year 1 (EU) 12 months
MA Full-time September 2017 GBP 7,180 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MA Full-time September 2017 GBP 15,270 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MA Part-time September 2017 - 24 months

Campus details

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

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Key information

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0118 378 5289