University of York
Archaeology of Buildings
This course is suitable for students of archaeology, history of art, architectural history and related subjects, as well as for mid-career professionals seeking to develop or enhance their professional specialism in buildings archaeology. It brings together experts in buildings survey and recording, archive research, legislation and policy, conservation, theoretical interpretation and computer modelling to deliver a dynamic course, which will equip you with the specialist skills and knowledge required for a career in researching, managing and conserving historic buildings. Learn the specialised skills required for researching, analysing and recording historic buildings. Gain experience in rectified photography, photogrammetry and other 3D recording methods, CAD drawing and computer modelling of historic buildings. Develop the knowledge and skills essential for careers in the architectural and archaeological sectors.Study in the cultural heritage capital of the UK � experience buildings archaeology in action.Access state-of-the-art facilities, including survey support, archives and libraries.
Applicants require a good Honours degree (upper 2nd or 1st Class) or an equivalent qualification from an overseas institution in archaeology, history of art, architectural history or in a related field; or relevant professional experience or qualifications. The course is suitable for students and mid-career professionals seeking to develop or enhance an academic or professional specialism in buildings archaeology.
Modules include: Analysing historic buildings; interpreting historic buildings; dissertation. Recommended option modules: context and practice of gathering field archaeology data; cultural heritage management 1 - concepts principles and practice; digital publication and web technologies; approaches to conservation; archaeology of households; issues in historical archaeology 1; concepts of landscapes; analysis interpretation and dissemination of field archaeology data; analysis and visualisation; cultural heritage management 2 - museums audiences and interpretation; issues in cultural heritage conservation; medieval settlement and communities; issues in historical archaeology 2. Four skills modules: buildings survey; advanced building survey; topographical survey; characterisation; heritage protection; geographical information systems; virtual reality modelling; conservation solutions.
A range of scholarships and studentships are available at postgraduate level. Some scholarships are funded by the university (such as the York Masters Opportunity Scholarship) and some are funded by Research Councils, alumni, businesses and charities. Please check with the provider for details.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MA||Full-time||£ 6,650 per Academic year (home fees)||1 years|
|MA||Full-time||£ 15,680 per Academic year (overseas fees)||1 years|
|MA||Part-time||£ 3,320 per Academic year (home fees)||2 years|
|MA||Part-time||£ 7,840 per Academic year (overseas fees)||2 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|University of York||York||YO10 5DD||Yorkshire and the Humber|