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Hunter-Gatherer Archaeology

University College Dublin

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

The MSc and Graduate Diploma in Hunter-Gatherer Archaeology at the University College Dublin is for students interested in the fascinating and remarkable world of hunter-gatherers. It is often claimed that humans have spent 90-99% of their existence as hunter-gatherers. 

Overview

You will develop skills in project design and independent research, data analysis and interpretation, communicating the past to different stakeholders, as well as how to different perspectives on the past. You will be part of a dynamic, friendly and international postgraduate community in a School with a 160-year history of exceptional archaeological research and you will form part of the UCD Hunter-Gatherer Archaeology Research Group.

Careers & Employability

  • The MSc and Graduate Diploma at the University College Dublin will provide you with the skills required to develop a career in the archaeological profession or the heritage sector, or to go on to further academic study. Transferable skillsets such as critical thinking and project management will also provide you with an excellent grounding for future employment in other sectors

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Archaeology 
  • European Prehistories 
  • Experimental Archaeology & Material Culture 
  • World Heritage Management 

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) 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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Funding

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