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Archaeology (Research)

24 months
Duration
19300 EUR/year
2209 EUR/year
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About

The Archaeology (Research) MA programme at Leiden University is the most diverse in the Netherlands. Benefit from our extensive experience and international reputation in archaeological research, and lay the best foundation for a career in academia.

Overview

This Archaeology (Research) MA programme at Leiden University is organised around the excellent research for which Leiden has reached international renown. Students in this programme will choose a supervisor with whom they set up a personal study plan. The supervisor will be the student's personal coach throughout the research master's. Supervisors are either Professors or Associate Professors and are specialised in a range of research topics.

The programme's courses aim to intensify and broaden the students' knowledge base and to develop research and publication skills. You are encouraged to visit conferences, contribute to workshops and to take courses outside the department.

Career prospects

  • field archaeologists
  • researchers
  • PhD candidates at Leiden University or other universities
  • policy advisors at governmental institutes or NGOs
  • consultants with independent or commercial companies
  • museum curators
  • cultural resource managers (Heritage)
  • university or secondary school teachers
  • journalists
  • publishers
  • public relations officers
  • project managers
  • digital education officers at museums
  • digital specialists

Accreditation

Accredited by: NVAO in: the Netherlands

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Archaeological Theory / Advanced Scientific Methodology
  • Teaching assistance 
  • Conferences and workshops
  • Research and thesis
  • Advanced Themes in Archaeology
  • RMA research seminar
  • Modular course (from MA)
  • Elective

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • You are in possession of qualities in the areas of knowledge, understanding and skills which should have been acquired by the end of (one of) the bachelor’s programme Archaeology at Leiden University; or
  • You have obtained a bachelor’s degree from a research university, of can prove that you fulfil the requirements of such a degree; 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    19300 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19300 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2209 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2209 EUR per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Leiden

850 - 1250 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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