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Archaeology

Simon Fraser University

12 months
Duration
3892 CAD/year
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About

The Archaeology Department at Simon Fraser University brings together a world-class research faculty in a collegial atmosphere.

Overview

The traditional on-campus MA program in Archaeology at Simon Fraser University is a full-time, per-term fee program that consists of the following sequential steps for a minimum of 33 units: course requirements, thesis prospectus, colloquium presentation, advancement to candidacy, thesis completion, and defence. The course requirements, thesis prospectus, and the colloquium presentation should be completed by students by the end of the second term.

Career Options

  • Archaeologist
  • Field Technician/Director
  • Laboratory Technician
  • Professor
  • First Nations Conservation and Stewardship Liaison
  • Researcher
  • Geoarchaeologist
  • Archaeobotanist
  • Archaeozoologist

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Archaeological Theory 
  • Graduate Seminar in Archaeology and Prehistory 
  • Research Design
  • MA Thesis 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

33 alternative credits
  • 33 units

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • a bachelor’s degree from SFU or its equivalent from a recognized institution
  • a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0 on a 4.33 scale, or 3.33 on a 4.33 scale (B+) based on the last 60 credits of undergraduate courses. All graduate work is also considered.
  • submitted evidence, usually references from qualified referees, of the applicant’s ability to undertake advanced studies in the area of interest.
  • proof of English Language proficiency
  • In exceptional circumstances, a student may be admitted with lower formal qualifications when there is significant experience relevant to the proposed area of scholarship.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    3892 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1946 CAD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    3892 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1946 CAD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Burnaby

1600 - 2700 CAD /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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