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Maritime Archaeology

University of Southampton

Master On Campus
12 months
Duration
18812 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
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About

Investigation of the maritime past has gathered rapid momentum in recent years, becoming a dynamic and focused field of archaeology. The Maritime Archaeology programme is offered at the University of Southampton. 

Overview

About:

Archaeology graduates can develop an exciting specialism through studying this Masters in Maritime Archaeology degree. Explore the changing relationship people have had with the world’s oceans and seas through the technologies of seafaring, histories of environmental change, the record from submerged landscapes and coastal sites. You will receive either an MA or MSc certificate on successful completion of this course, depending on the research and focus of your dissertation.The Maritime Archaeology programme is offered at the University of Southampton.

The Masters course in Maritime Archaeology course provides archaeology graduates with a fascinating specialism. Achieved through a variety of theoretical classroom learning and practicing archaeology in seas, rivers, lakes and intertidal environments. The in depth study of past societies and their relationship with the water, provides you with the opportunity to observe shipwrecks and the exhumed artefacts. 

Career:

The course is taught in six modules and whether graduates receive am Ma or MSc certificate is dependant upon the research undertaken and the focus of the dissertation. Most modules include a practical aspect of field work that lasts between one and three days. Over the year long course, this accumulates to three weeks worth of field school. Our emphasis on the practical element of the course means you learn and understand archaeological technique fast. All students are given the opportunity to participate in additional academic fieldwork and excavations ran by staff and associated organisations.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Contexts for Human Origins Research
  • Bioarchaeology of Human Remains
  • Analysis of archaeological faunal remains
  • Professional Practice
  • Materials, Technology and Social Life
  • Nautical Archaeology
  • Marine Geoarchaeology
  • Archaeology Masters Dissertation
  • Maritime Aspects of Culture

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Upper Second Class

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • First- or upper second-class honours degree or an equivalent standard in other qualifications approved by the University in archaeology, anthropology, history, or a cognate discipline

Tuition Fee

  • International

    18812 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18812 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.

Part-time:

  • UK/EU fees: £4,625
  • International fees: £9,406

Funding

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