University of Sheffield
Environmental Archaeology and Palaeoeconomy
This programme delivers both intensive training in environmental and economic archaeology and an understanding of how these skills might be applied to advance our knowledge of the relationship between people and nature in the making of human history. Studies of contemporary ecology and economy are emphasised as a basis for investigating the past. The ability to reconstruct and understand past environments and economies is critical to both professional and academic archaeology.
MSc: Minimum 2.1 Honours degree in a humanities or science subject. Students whose 1st language is not English require an overall IELTS grade of 6.5 with a minimum of 5.5 in each component, or equivalent.
Core modules Rethinking the Ancient Economy; Reinventing Archaeology; Dynamic Landscapes: investigating ancient environments; Research Design: planning, execution and presentation; Archaeobotany; Archaeozoology; Dissertation. Indicative optional modules Advanced Zooarchaeology; GIS for Archaeologists; Advanced Archaeobotany.
Assessment is by coursework assignments and a dissertation.
If you accept a place on one of our courses, you may be eligible to apply for AHRC and University of Sheffield studentships. If you're considering applying for funding, we recommend you contact us as soon as possible.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2018||7,000 per Year 1 (England)||1 Years|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2018||18,250 per Year 1 (International)||1 Years|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2018||7,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland)||1 Years|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2018||7,000 per Year 1 (Scotland)||1 Years|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2018||7,000 per Year 1 (Wales)||1 Years|
|MSc||Part-time||September 2018||-||2 Years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Main Site||S10 2TN||Yorkshire and the Humber|
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