University of Reading

University of Reading

Archaeology of Medieval Europe

This course is designed for those wishing to develop their knowledge of the middle ages (AD 400�1500) through the advanced study of medieval archaeology. Reading has one of the largest concentrations of medieval archaeologists in the world and we combine technical and thematic modules that cover dark age societies, Viking interactions, food and culture, and the crusades, as well as bioarchaeology, illustration and language.

Entry requirements

A 1st or high 2nd Class Honours degree or equivalent in Archaeology or other relevant fields.

Course modules

Modules include: The medieval landscape; dark age societies; human bioarchaeology; material lives: medieval objects in everyday use; archaeozoology.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time £ 5,500 per Academic year (home fees) 12 months
MA Full-time £ 13,750 per Academic year (overseas fees) 12 months
MA Part-time £ 3,025 per Academic year (home fees) 24 months
MA Part-time £ 7,560 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

Postgraduate Admissions
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0118 378 5289