University of Sheffield

University of Sheffield

Landscape Archaeology

Our long-established MA in Landscape Archaeology is one of the most successful in Britain. Throughout this programme, you will explore the ways in which human beings have acted upon landscape and environments, the ways in which nature has acted upon humanity, and the ways in which human perceptions of the natural world have influenced their actions. You will choose between a Research Track, incorporating a dissertation, or a Professional Track, which includes a work placement.

Entry requirements

Minimum 2.1 Honours degree in archaeology, or other humanities or science subjects. Applicants with professional experience are also considered. English language requirements: overall IELTS grade of 6.5 with a minimum of 5.5 in each component, or equivalent.

Course modules

Core modules

Both Research and Professional Tracks: Landscapes in archaeology: methods and perspectives; Landscape Survey Project; Reinventing Archaeology.

Research Track: Research Design: Planning, Execution and Presentation, Dissertation.

Professional Track: Heritage, Place and Community; Work Placement.

Indicative optional modules

Both Research and Professional Tracks: Mediterranean Landscapes; GIS for Archaeologists; Dynamic Landscapes: Investigating ancient environments.

Research Track: Heritage, Place and Community Heritage.

Professional Track: History and Identity.

Assessment methods

Assessment is by coursework assignments and a dissertation or work placement.

Sponsorship information

If you accept a place, and you don't have a full scholarship from any other source, you may be considered for the Robert Kiln Bursary for Landscape Archaeology (worth £1,500).

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,000 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
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 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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