University of Southampton

University of Southampton

Ceramic and Lithic Analysis for Archaeologists

This course includes scientific and socially-oriented research, with intensive practical teaching integrating theory and methodology: it provides an entry to commercial archaeological ceramics and lithics analysis, or to further academic research.

Entry requirements

Upper 2nd Class Honours degree or equivalent.

Course modules

Ceramic and lithic projects for archaeologists; principles of ceramic and lithic archaeology; research skills; plus 2 optional modules from: archaeological petrology; ceramics and lithics in context; dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA Full-time - 12 months
MA Part-time - 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Highfield Campus Southampton SO17 1BJ South East

Key information

Telephone number: 
023 8059 6809