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Experimental Archaeology and Material Culture

12 months
Duration
20500 EUR/year
7610 EUR/year
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About

The MSc in Experimental Archaeology and Material Culture at the University College Dublin will provide a comprehensive course of university learning and experience in experimental archaeology and material culture analysis. 

Overview

Key facts:

  • Experimental Archaeology and Material Culture at the University College Dublin can be defined as the reconstruction of past buildings, technologies, things and environmental contexts so as to enable a better understanding of the character and role of materiality and material culture in peoples lives.
  • It may also involve innovative, experiential interrogations of past lifeways and material culture, so as to explore and understand how people interact with each other and the world. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Practical Experimental Archaeology
  • Research Project Skills
  • MSc Dissertation
  • Material Culture
  • Experimental Archaeology: Making, Understanding, Storytelling
  • Archaeological Field Methods

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

90 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A Bachelor of Arts or a Bachelors in Archaeology/Anthropology or a cognate area with a minimum 2.1 or an equivalent of a UCD GPA of 3.2. (NFQ Level 8 ) or equivalent. Candidates from cognate disciplines (e.g. History, Classics, Art History, Geography, etc) will have demonstrated previous experience and/or awareness of Archaeological or Experimental Archaeological methods and thought, by attending during their primary degree a number of Archaeology modules and/or working for a period on an Archaeological Excavation and/or working in a Museum, or Open-Air Museum. Previous academic education and/or experience in aspects of Crafts and/or Material Culture Studies will also be considered by the School. The School would reserve the right to assessing the extent and quality of such previous studies and experience. 
  • Applicants are required to submit original academic transcripts.

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.

Part Time

  • EU fee per year - €4,570
  • Non-EU fee per year - €10,250

Living costs for Dublin

1100 - 1800 EUR /month
Living costs

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