University of York

University of York

Mesolithic Studies

The programme provides an important review of the European Mesolithic, exploring the ways in which the period has been interpreted from the 19th Century, up to the present day. It also explores key topics such as technology, consumption practices, death and burial, plants and animals, and settlement, drawing on the research carried out in the department. Students have the opportunity to get involved in one of several Mesolithic excavation projects, including nearby Star Carr, site of the oldest house and oldest carpentry in Europe, Howick in Northumberland, and coastal shell middens in Europe, all of which have featured on TV and in the media.

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 (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
MA Part-time September 2017 GBP 2,253 per Year 1 (Scotland) 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

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

Contact: 
Postgraduate Administrator
Telephone number: 
01904 323963