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Historical Archaeology

University of Iceland

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The MA in Historical Archaeology at the University of Iceland is a two-year program taught in English and built around an independent research project.

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Overview

Key facts:

  • The Historical Archaeology programme at the University of Iceland covers roughly a millennium of archaeology in the North, from the Vikings to VE Day. From Norse boat burials to WWII camps, you will explore the materialities and mentalities that shaped the world we live in today.
  • At 120 ects, 60 of these are focused on the dissertation and conducted as independent study under supervision; the remaining 60 ects comprise taught courses, both mandatory and electives.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Viking Archaeology
  • Medieval Archaeology
  • Postmedieval Archaeology

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Students applying for the MA need to have a BA or equivalent degree in archaeology, although exceptions will be considered. As the course is taught in English, students are also expected to have proficiency in reading and writing English.

Tuition Fee

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    Free
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  • EU/EEA

    Free
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    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • Students at the University of Iceland do not pay tuition fees, only an annual registration fee of ISK 75,000 (530 EUR) 

Living costs for Reykjavik

178929 - 290400 ISK /month
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