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

This course is open to students with a prior degree in archaeology, or related field, as well as to current professional archaeological practitioners; this course is also open to students wishing to convert their original degree to a field archaeology specialism, and to interested members of the public with an appropriate 1st degree.

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.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA Part-time £ 545 per Credit module (home fees) 1 years

Campus details

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

Key information

Postgraduate Admissions
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01905 855111