European Prehistories - Deep-Time Social Perspectives, M.Sc. | University College Dublin | Dublin, Ireland
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European Prehistories - Deep-Time Social Perspectives

12 months
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20500 EUR/year
7610 EUR/year
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About

The MSc in European Prehistories - Deep-Time Social Perspectives at the University College Dublin is designed for students interested in the exciting challenges and opportunities that studying our prehistoric past can offer. 

Overview

Key facts:

  • UCD School of Archaeology has an international reputation in the study of prehistoric archaeology, with one of the largest groups of researchers in this field anywhere in the world. You will be part of a dynamic, friendly and international postgraduate community in a School with a 160-year history of exceptional archaeological research. Our approach is global in perspective, but you will also be able to explore and study first-hand Ireland’s extraordinary cultural heritage. You will benefit from UCD’s proximity to some of the best-preserved and most spectacular prehistoric monuments and landscapes in Europe as well as to key cultural institutions such as the National Museum of Ireland with its outstanding prehistory collections.
  • The European Prehistories - Deep-Time Social Perspectives programme is offered at the University College Dublin.
  • You will learn to combine innovative archaeological and scientific approaches with current theoretical perspectives to examine the material remains of prehistoric societies, developing a sophisticated understanding of how different field and laboratory methods can be employed to answer key research questions in prehistory. You will gain skills in project design and independent research, data analysis and interpretation, and communicating the past to different stakeholder groups.

Programme Structure

  • The MSc European Prehistories will be taught by UCD School of Archaeology experts working at the cutting edge of current research on prehistoric monuments and material culture, landscapes and lifestyles. You will explore and investigate the prehistoric past though lectures, seminars and practical projects and you will benefit from the School’s excellent field facilities and laboratories.
  • The MSc programme (90 credits) is structured around a series of core modules with thematic options. The core modules comprise two 10-credit specialist modules in Prehistoric Archaeology, one in trimester 1 (Ritual, society and identity in prehistory) and one in trimester 2 (Landscape, mobility and environmental change in prehistory), and a 10-credit module on Material culture.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

90 ECTS

Delivered

Blended

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • entry to MSc based on an Upper Second Class Honours (2H1) undergraduate degree (GPA 3.2, NFQ Level 8, or the international equivalent) in archaeology or anthropology, or other cognate disciplines (to be discussed with programme coordinator)
  • entry to GradDip based on a Lower Second Class Honours (2H2) undergraduate degree (GPA 2.7, NFQ Level 8, or the international equivalent) or equivalent experience) in archaeology or anthropology, or other cognate disciplines (to be discussed with programme coordinator)
  • If English is not your native language, proof of proficiency in English will be required, unless you took your primary degree through English. The minimum acceptable score on the TOEFL Internet Based Test is 90, on the IELTS system it is 6.5

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    20500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20500 EUR per year during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    7610 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7610 EUR per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Dublin

1100 - 1800 EUR /month
Living costs

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