University of Southampton

University of Southampton

Osteoarchaeology

This course provides a grounding in the analytical approaches to human and faunal bone identification, and to the wider social, cultural and economic issues raised through the interpretation of archaeological bone assemblages; students receive training in bone identification, palaeopathology and analysis, and explore the associated intrinsic problems and potential.

Entry requirements

MA: First- or upper second-class honours degree or an equivalent.

Course modules

Core module: Osteoarchaeology and Palaeopathology in Context Compulsory modules: Human Skeletal Studies; Zooarchaeology; Dissertation Preparation Typical optional modules: Palaeolithic modules; social archaeology modules; other archaeology or University modules

Assessment methods

Tested through written work and seminar papers and 25,000 word dissertation.

Sponsorship information

Arts and Humanities Research Board; University studentships.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2019 9,250 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 Years
MA Full-time September 2019 9,250 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 Years
MA Full-time September 2019 17,546 per Year 1 (International) 1 Years
MA Full-time September 2019 9,250 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 Years
MA Full-time September 2019 9,250 per Year 1 (Channel Islands) 1 Years
MA Full-time September 2019 9,250 per Year 1 (England) 1 Years
MA Full-time September 2019 9,250 per Year 1 (EU) 1 Years
MA Part-time September 2019 4,625 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 Years
MA Part-time September 2019 8,750 per Year 1 (International) 2 Years
MA Part-time September 2019 4,625 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 Years
MA Part-time September 2019 4,625 per Year 1 (England) 2 Years
MA Part-time September 2019 4,625 per Year 1 (Channel Islands) 2 Years
MA Part-time September 2019 4,625 per Year 1 (EU) 2 Years
MA Part-time September 2019 4,625 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Avenue Campus SO17 1BF South East

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Key information

Contact: 
Postgraduate Admissions - Faculty of Humanities
Telephone number: 
02380598062