12 months
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24400 GBP/year
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About

We offer a master degree in Osteoarchaeology at University of Sheffield. Study human and animal remains from all over the world, specialising in either one or both disciplines.  

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Overview

Using a combination of established and cutting-edge methods, this course focuses on the study of bones from archaeological sites. You’ll get training in the analysis of both animal and human bones, but you may decide to specialise in one or the other.  

Key Features 

  • The Osteoarchaeology course at University of Sheffield is taught through lectures, seminars and lab-based practicals. We use case studies from all over the world and we explore all phases of human history.   
  • You’ll have access to labs and some of the best collections of human and animal remains in the world.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Zooarchaeology
  • The History of the Human Animal Relationship
  • Osteoarchaeological Assemblage Analysis
  • Archaeozoology; Biological Anthropology I 
  • Human Osteology
  • Dissertation, Journal Style Dissertation or Work Placement.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Usually a minimum 2:1 honours degree in an arts, humanities or science subject. But your interest in and understanding of archaeology is more important than what you studied at undergraduate level. 
  • Overall IELTS score of 6.5 with a minimum of 5.5 in each component, or equivalent.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    24400 GBP/year
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    Based on the tuition of 24400 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    10800 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10800 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Sheffield

555 - 977 GBP /month
Living costs

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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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