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.
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.
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- 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
- 12 months
- 24 months
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DisciplinesEarth Sciences Archaeology Hydrology & Water Management View 43 other Masters in Earth Sciences in United Kingdom
- 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
International18812 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 18812 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
EU/EEA9250 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
- UK/EU fees: £4,625
- International fees: £9,406
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