- Our bioarchaeology lab is dedicated to the study of anatomical variation, palaeopathological conditions, and the funerary context of human and animal remains
Many of our Archaeology students go on to study at PhD level, and the MSc in Bioarchaeology serves as excellent preparation. Your tutors and the Archaeology academic staff will help you put together applications for funding and develop a research proposal if you should choose to take this path.
Of course doctoral study is not the only option available to you, you will graduate with a full range of skills that will make you competitive in the job market.
Some of the recent graduates of the Bioarchaeology - Human Osteology programme from The University of Exeter have gone on to work directly in Archaeology or the wider Heritage Sector, with careers such as:
- Archaeological Assistant
- Experimental Archaeologist
- Field Archaeologist
- Museum Curator
- Time Team Archaeologist/Community Archaeologist
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- Skeletal Anatomy
- Research Design in Archaeology
- Advanced Human Osteology
- Bioarchaeology Dissertation
- Professional Skills in Archaeology
- Advanced Project
- Themes in Archaeological Theory and Practice
- Discovering the Past with Molecular Science
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- 12 months
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApply anytime.
Whilst we don’t have a formal deadline for application, we encourage you to apply as soon as possible. We close to applications wishing to join us for study in 2022/2023 on Friday 16 September. We advise international applicants to submit a complete application by mid-July.
DisciplinesArchaeology Anthropology Biology View 131 other Masters in Anthropology in United Kingdom
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- 2:1 Honours degree in Archaeology or a related subject.
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International22500 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 22500 GBP per year during 12 months.
National11000 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 11000 GBP per year during 12 months.
UK fees per year:
£5,500 part-timeInternational fees per year:
Living costs for Exeter
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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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