Conflict Archaeology and Heritage, Master | University of Glasgow | Glasgow, United Kingdom
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Conflict Archaeology and Heritage

12 months
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22140 GBP/year
10560 GBP/year
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About

From battlefield archaeology, to the anthropology of warfare, to archaeologies of confinement, the Conflict Archaeology and Heritage programme at the University of Glasgow will explore in depth the many and varied ways that human conflict can be interrogated via an archaeologically focused interdisciplinary approach, encompassing time periods from the prehistoric to the modern.

Overview

In addition to taught elements, the programme will encourage students to engage with the subject on a practical basis and will involve fieldtrips to a number of battlefields and other sites relevant to their studies.

Why this programme

  • The focus of the Conflict Archaeology and Heritage programme at the University of Glasgow is on conflict landscapes makes field trips an integral part of the MSc. Amongst the significant battlefields you will visit are the iconic sites of Bannockburn and Culloden.
  • The programme is based within the Centre for Battlefield Archaeology, which is an internationally renowned centre of excellence for the study of conflict heritage and archaeology.
  • Conflict sites, both ancient and modern, which include battlefields and other sites (such as POW camps, fortifications and war graves) have come to be accepted as important elements of the world’s cultural heritage, and this programme provides an ideal grounding if you are interested in the management of these fields of conflict.
  • You will benefit from a unique portfolio of ongoing research and archive material, including artefacts, historic documents, and other resources; you will also have access to a wide range of specialist archives, museums, professional archaeological units, and scientific institutions.

Career prospects

The Centre has a strong track record of students going on to employment in universities, museums, commercial archaeology, government agencies, and archives both here and abroad.

The MSc in particular has proved to be an excellent platform to progression into PhD study.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research and Professional Skills
  • The Art of War: Concepts and Theories
  • Method and Practice in Conflict Heritage
  • Modern Warfare: 19th and 20th Century Warfare
  • British Battlefields: Analysis and Cultural Resource Management

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

  • The entry requirement for this postgraduate taught programme is a 2.1 Honours degree, or an equivalent qualification in Archaeology or another relevant subject (for example Geography, Geology, History or Environmental Science); or suitable practical experience.
  • 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
  • Evidence of your English language ability (if your first language is not English)
  • Any additional documents required for this programme (see Entry requirements for this programme)
  • A copy of the photo page of your passport (Non-EU students only)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    22140 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 22140 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    10560 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10560 GBP per year during 12 months.

UK Part-time fee: £1174 per 20 credits

Living costs for Glasgow

620 - 1012 GBP /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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