University of York

University of York

Historical Archaeology

Historical Archaeology is the study of relatively recent documented periods, from the end of the Middle Ages to the 21st Century. The course examines themes such as the development of consumption and capitalism, colonialism and globalisation from British and international perspectives. It builds out from the unique experience of Britain in the 17th and 18th Centuries to consider the global impact of changing economic, political and cultural values as the modern world took shape. We examine data sources including excavated material alongside material culture from museums and collections, standing buildings, landscapes and documentary sources of all kinds, which relate to both the UK, its former colonies and the wider world. The skills you develop working with material culture, landscapes and archival sources, as well as presenting short papers and writing essays and your dissertation, will provide an unrivalled insight into the past and present and prepare you for a wide range of jobs and careers, as well as further research. The course appeals to anyone interested in the material culture and landscapes of the post-medieval period.

Sponsorship information

A range of scholarships and studentships are available at postgraduate level. Some scholarships are funded by the University (such as the York Master's Opportunity Scholarship) and some are funded by Research Councils, alumni, businesses and charities. Please check with the provider for details.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2017 GBP 6,760 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2017 GBP 6,760 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2017 GBP 16,290 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2017 GBP 6,760 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2017 GBP 6,760 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2017 GBP 6,760 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MA Part-time September 2017 GBP 3,380 per Year 1 (EU) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2017 GBP 3,380 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2017 GBP 8,145 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2017 GBP 3,380 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2017 GBP 3,380 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2017 GBP 3,380 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2017 GBP 2,253 per Year 1 (Scotland) 3 years
MA Part-time September 2017 GBP 2,253 per Year 1 (Wales) 3 years
MA Part-time September 2017 GBP 2,253 per Year 1 (EU) 3 years
MA Part-time September 2017 GBP 2,253 per Year 1 (England) 3 years
MA Part-time September 2017 GBP 5,430 per Year 1 (International) 3 years
MA Part-time September 2017 GBP 2,253 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 3 years
PgCert Full-time September 2017 GBP 3,380 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
PgCert Full-time September 2017 GBP 3,380 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
PgCert Full-time September 2017 GBP 8,145 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
PgCert Full-time September 2017 GBP 3,380 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
PgCert Full-time September 2017 GBP 3,380 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
PgCert Full-time September 2017 GBP 3,380 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2017 GBP 5,070 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2017 GBP 12,210 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2017 GBP 5,070 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2017 GBP 5,070 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2017 GBP 5,070 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2017 GBP 5,070 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of York York YO10 5DD Yorkshire and the Humber

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Key information

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Postgraduate Administrator
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01904 323963