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Applied Archaeology

Leiden University

12 months
Duration
19300 EUR/year
2209 EUR/year
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About

The Applied Archaeology MA programme at Leiden University offers you a brand-new academic programme to start your professional career in archaeology.

Overview

This unique Applied Archaeology MA programme is a collaboration of Leiden University and Saxion University of Applied Sciences. Applied Archaeology will teach you:

  • How to execute critical and reflective research in a professional context;
  • To develop a sense of how archaeology and heritage management are intertwined;
  • How to apply prospective and excavation methods and give professional advice on the results of (prospective) research;
  • To take into account the academic, societal, ethical and financial considerations of a project;
  • How to present archaeological information to a variety of stakeholders;
  • The best ways to contribute to societal debates and to the future of archaeology.

You will not merely be an archaeology student at our Faculty; you will be part of a lively, multifaceted and international community. Through direct and personal access to researchers experienced in archaeology and heritage you will improve your archaeological skill set, while forming and expanding your academic perspective on archaeological techniques. The MA Applied Archaeology offers a perfect blend of theory and practice.

Job market perspectives

  • Through the courses you choose, you define which type of career in professional archaeology you want to pursue. 
  • Within Applied Archaeology you will develop skills and knowledge essential for a variety of archaeological careers. 
  • Whatever kind of archaeologist you want to become, Applied Archaeology gives you the best start!

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • What is Applied Archaeology?
  • Prospective Archaeology
  • Internship Applied Archaeology
  • Archaeological Theory
  • Graduation project
  • Archaeological Site Management
  • Maritime and Underwater Cultural Heritage Management
  • Underwater Archaeology and Maritime Landscapes
  • Forensic Archaeology

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

60 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A bachelor’s degree in Archaeology from a university, equivalent in knowledge, understanding and skills to the level of the BA Archaeology degree at Leiden University.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    19300 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19300 EUR per year during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2209 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2209 EUR per year during 12 months.
  • Second Dutch master’s programme: €15,100 per year

Living costs for Leiden

850 - 1250 EUR /month
Living costs

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Funding

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