University of Southampton

University of Southampton

Rome and the Mediterranean

This course provides students with an understanding of recent and current theoretical developments in the interpretation of archaeological evidence, as well as familiarity with major sites and Roman cultural material; the core modules help students develop an understanding of Roman archaeology, and the range of options available help build their knowledge of archaeological themes and approaches whilst applying them to Roman material; the breadth of these options provides students with an opportunity to build a degree which develops their own interests.

Entry requirements

1st or upper 2nd Class Honours degree or equivalent in archaeology, anthropology, or related subject; IELTS 6.5, or equivalent in other approved English language test.

Course modules

Core modules: Problems and perspective in Roman archaeology; the archaeology of the Roman world; research skills. Option modules: ancient seafaring; buildings and society; ceramics and lithics in context; archaeology of cultural interaction; interpretation of archaeological art; dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Start month 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

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