University of York
This course offers a perspective on landscape archaeology, focusing on human ecology and the interactions of people with their environments. It takes students beyond isolated archaeological sites, buildings or artefacts to explore their context in the wider landscape. Students investigate the varying lifeways of humans through the ages, and how people have interacted with the natural world since early prehistory.
A good Honours degree (upper 2nd or 1st Class) or an equivalent qualification from an overseas institution in archaeology or a related subject. For non-graduate applicants, 3 years practical experience in the conservation or management of landscapes.
Module includes: concepts of landscape; themes in the prehistoric landscape; dissertation; assessed lecture. 2 further modules: cultural heritage management 1 - concepts principles and practice; context and practice of gathering field archaeology data; Mesolithic theory and interpretation; analysis and visualisation; medieval settlement and communities; Mesolithic lifeways. Also 4 shorter skills modules: topographical survey; artefacts; geophysical survey; geoarchaeology; geographical information systems; virtual-reality modelling; perspectives in landscape research.
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.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MA||Full-time||£ 4,980 per Academic year (home fees)||1 years|
|MA||Full-time||£ 11,760 per Academic year (overseas fees)||1 years|
|MA||Part-time||£ 2,580 per Academic year (home fees)||2 years|
|MA||Part-time||£ 6,060 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|
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