University of Southampton

University of Southampton

Archaeological Computing (Geographical Information Systems and Survey)

Students on this course undertake intensive study in the theory, design and implementation of GIS, field survey methodologies, spatial data processing and raster image processing, and explore spatial analytical methods and developments in spatial computation.

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 module: GIS and spatial technologies for archaeological landscapes. Compulsory module: web technologies and the humanities; dissertation preparation. Optional modules: 3d capture and modelling; social archaeology; other archaeology or university modules.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time - 12 months
MSc 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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