University of Worcester

University of Worcester

Archaeological Landscapes

This course provides an opportunity to understand and interpret the rich archaeological landscapes of Britain; it equips students with the research skills necessary for their investigation; central to this course is a focus on modern techniques and approaches to the understanding of human societies, enabling students to learn a wide array of information and ideas and be trained in crucial investigative methods; students are instructed in the avenues available for regional as well as national studies, and introduced to a variety of research options.

Entry requirements

Applicants should have a 1st degree of a 2.1 or better. Occupational experience will be considered on a case-by-case basis in the case of 1st degree of 2.2. The IELTS score for international applicants is 6.5 (with no less 5.5 in each component).

Course modules

Modules include: views of the landscape (introduction to the ways of studying the archaeological landscape); measuring the landscape (the role of the sciences in the study of the archaeological landscape); research methods; field survey in action (archaeological survey field school); options: dissertation; work placement portfolio.

Assessment methods

Knowledge, skills and attitudes are developed through a variety of learning strategies including keynote lectures, group work, seminar presentations, group discussions, tutor evaluation, case study analysis, and tutorial support.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 580 per Credit (EU) 1 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 580 per Credit (England) 1 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 580 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 580 per Credit (Scotland) 1 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 580 per Credit (Wales) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
St John's Campus Worcester WR2 6AJ West Midlands

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