• Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration

Overview

The programme combines conceptual learning with independent research and project-based work. A key strength of this programme is its flexibility, which allows you to create a portfolio of courses based on your individual needs and interests.

Why This Programme

  • You will have access to the diverse collections and archives held at the University of Glasgow and collaborating institutions in the city
  • The University can facilitate work placements and internships with organisations such as Historic Environment Scotland, the National Trust and the Hunterian Museum.
  • Our collaboration with SUERC, a premier scientific dating facility, supports interested students developing their skills in the archaeological sciences.
  • Our staff are engaged in a variety of innovative research projects (both in Scotland and abroad) and actively involve students in such projects.

Career

Graduates will have a solid foundation of skills, knowledge, and understanding from which to pursue careers in universities, research institutes, government agencies, conservation charities, and private-sector professional practice. The course also prepares you to proceed to study for a PhD in Archaeology.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Landscape Archaeologies
  • Experiencing Landscape Heritage
  • Remote Sensing in Archaeology
  • GIS for Archaeological Projects
  • Digital Pasts: Media & Games
  • Archaeological Digital Imaging
  • Mediterranean Landscapes
  • Early Medieval Artefacts
  • Viking and Late Norse British Isles
  • Feasting like the Ancients

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    180 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    92

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: Upper Second Class

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to Upper Second Class on the UK Honour scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on the UK Honour scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Entry requirements for postgraduate taught programmes are a 2.1 Honours degree or equivalent qualification (for example, GPA 3.0 or above) in a relevant subject unless otherwise specified.
  • A copy (or copies) of your official degree certificate(s) (if you have already completed your degree)
  • A copy (or copies) of your official academic transcript(s), showing full details of subjects studied and grades/marks obtained
  • Official English translations of the certificate(s) and transcript(s)
  • One reference letter on headed paper
  • A copy of the photo page of your passport (Non-EU students only)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    17620 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17620 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    8000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8000 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
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Home and EU: Part-time fee: £889 per 20 credits

Living costs for Glasgow

  • 620 - 1020 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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