University of Sheffield

University of Sheffield

Archaeology

On this course, you will consider fundamental questions about humanity and the processes that brought about significant changes in human history. You will develop skills to critically evaluate sources of information and work between the theoretical and practical demands of the discipline. This programme allows you flexibility to choose from our entire portfolio of modules. If your first degree is in another subject, this is an excellent conversion course, preparing you for specialised research at PhD level.

Entry requirements

Minimum 2.1 Honours degree in any subject. English language requirements: overall IELTS grade of 6.5 with a minimum of 5.5 in each component, or equivalent.

Course modules

Core modules

Reinventing Archaeology; Research Design: Planning, Execution and Presentation; Dissertation or Fieldwork Placement.

Assessment methods

Students are assessed on coursework assignments and a dissertation.

Sponsorship information

If you accept a place on one of our courses, you may be eligible to apply for WRoCAH and University of Sheffield studentships. If you're considering applying for funding, we recommend you contact us as soon as possible. If you're going on to a PhD, you may be eligible for the Ian Sanders Occasional Postgraduate Bursary, worth between £500 and £1,000.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 18,250 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,000 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MA Part-time September 2016 - 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Site Sheffield S10 2TN Yorkshire and the Humber

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Key information

Contact: 
School of Archaeology
Telephone number: 
0114 222 2900