University of Sheffield

University of Sheffield

Aegean Archaeology

Our MA in Aegean Archaeology offers a series of specialist modules on the archaeology of the Aegean and neighbouring regions, situated within a sophisticated and intellectually demanding theoretical context. We encourage a diachronic perspective and broad range of approaches and throughout the programme we will encourage and support you in the development of intellectual curiosity, critical thinking, problem-solving and independent judgement.

Entry requirements

1st or 2.1 Honours degree in archaeology, history or a related 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:

Current Issues in Aegean Prehistory; Reinventing Archaeology; Research Design: Planning, Execution and Presentation; Dissertation. Indicative optional modules. Mediterranean Landscapes; Rethinking the Ancient Economy; Experimental Archaeology; The Archaeology of Cyprus; Introduction to Human Osteology; Ethnography in Archaeology: Materialising Culture: Agents, Things and Social Processes; Reconstructing Ancient Technologies: Ceramics; Archaeobotany; Archaeozoology.

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 accept a place on this course, you're automatically considered for the Conart Bursary, worth up to £1,000, and the Keith and Nong Branigan Bursary, worth up to £800. You may also be eligible for the Ian Sanders Occasional Postgraduate Bursary, worth between £500 and £1,000, for students researching in the fields of Classical or Mediterranean Archaeology.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,000 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 18,250 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MA Part-time September 2016 - 2 years

Campus details

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

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School of Archaeology
Telephone number: 
0114 222 2900