University of Worcester

University of Worcester


This programme aims to prepare students: for doctoral level study; to engage in a career in archaeological research in a HE or industrial context; to meet the global need for highly trained individuals who can make informed decisions on future research directions; to think for themselves in the development of a critical approach to the analysis of data and interpretation of published research.

Entry requirements

Applicants are expected to have a 1st or 2nd Class Honours degree or equivalent award in an appropriate discipline or have appropriate research or professional experience which has resulted in appropriate evidence of achievement. For example experience in a research environment such as private research and development or public research laboratories. International applicants will also be required to demonstrate that they have the appropriate level of written and spoken English (normally IELTS score of 6.5 with a minimum score of 6 in written English). Entry qualifications for international students are guided by the National Academic Recognition Information Centre's (NARIC) advice on international qualifications.

Course modules

Processes and Skills, Management and Methods; Research Methods in Archaeology; Research Thesis Preparation.

Assessment methods

The MRes in Archaeology commences with a taught programme. You will be expected to take and pass three taught modules before proceeding to the research stage of your programme which will culminate in the production of a thesis that will be examined by viva.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MRes Full-time September 2017 - 1 years
MRes Part-time September 2017 - 2 years

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