University of York
A good Honours degree (upper 2nd or 1st) or an equivalent qualification from an overseas institution in archaeology, anthropology, biology or related fields. Or, in the case of mature students who might not have conventional qualifications, appropriate relevant experience. This course is designed for students with a passionate interest in the future of archaeology, who want to work at the frontiers of archaeological science. The degree is primarily aimed at those whose previous experience is in archaeology, anthropology, biology or related fields, but we do accept students from diverse backgrounds. The common factor among our student intake is a keen interest in science and in human remains at a biomolecular or bone level. If you're a non-native English speaking applicant you must provide evidence of your English language ability. You need to show enough fluency in all aspects of English (reading, writing, speaking and listening) to the required level of the course you're applying to.
Modules include: The archaeology of human bones; ancient biomolecules.
Optional modules include: hard tissue biology; muscular-skeletal anatomy; zooarchaeology - bone and bones; hunting and gathering societies; Mesolithic theory and interpretation; mesolithic lifeways; the Vikings; Medieval settlement and communities; becoming human evolving minds and societies; zooarchaeology - bones from data to interpretation; analysis interpretation, and dissemination of field archaeology data; human bone practical skills; zooarchaeology - exploring the assemblage; Laboratory skills; bone taphonomy; narrating our pasts; virtual reality modelling; topographical survey; artefacts; geophysical survey; geoarchaeology.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2016||-||1 years|
|MSc||Part-time||September 2016||-||2 years|
|PgCert||Part-time||September 2016||-||1 years|
|PgCert||Full-time||September 2016||-||1 years|
|PgDip||Full-time||September 2016||-||1 years|
|PgDip||Part-time||September 2016||-||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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