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Archaeology

Memorial University of Newfoundland

24 months
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2148 CAD/year
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Archaeology at Memorial University of Newfoundland has a growing international reputation founded on the breadth and quality of faculty research, excellence in teaching and state-of-the-art facilities.

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Overview

Key facts

We have unique strengths for student opportunities in historical archaeology, archaeological sciences, and the ancient indigenous past. State-of-the-art laboratories specializing in applied archaeological sciences, archaeobotany, archaeoentomology, archaeological conservation, prehistoric, historical and aboriginal archaeology integrate researchers into community-university research initiatives from Northern Labrador and the Arctic, to French Guiana and from British Columbia to Northwest Europe. 

As one of the largest Archaeology departments in the country, we train our graduate students to become effective researchers, critical thinkers, and active stewards for our shared archaeological heritage.

The Memorial University of Newfoundland accepted our first M.A. thesis in Archaeology in 1972 and since then our graduate students have completed over 140 Master's theses. We introduced a doctoral program in 2001.

What is archaeology?

  • Archaeologists and bioarchaeologists study past human cultures and behaviour through the material left behind: artifacts and features, plant and animal remains, human remains, sediments, sites, and their associated landscapes. 
  • Our students engage in practical training and experiential learning in classroom, laboratory and field work settings that provide a comprehensive education and transferable skills. 
  • State of the art laboratories specializing in applied archaeological sciences, archaeobotany, archaeological conservation, and prehistoric, historical and Indigenous archaeology integrate students into community-university research initiatives from Northern Labrador to French Guiana and from British Columbia to Northwest Europe.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Archaeology 
  • Aboriginal & Indigenous Studies 
  • Principles of Bioarchaeology
  • Indigenous Self-determination 
  • The Human Skeleton 
  • Prehistory of Africa, Asia & Europe

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

60 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Online application
  • Official transcript(s) (must be submitted by post mail or courier)
  • Two (2) letters of appraisal 
  • Non-refundable application fee
  • Proof of English proficiency
  • Additional requirements (may be required).
  • Prerequisites may be necessary for your program of interest

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    2148 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1074 CAD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    1652 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 826 CAD per semester during 24 months.
  • National: $826-$1,239/semester
  • International: $1,074-$1,611/semester

Living costs for St. John's

1159 - 1707 CAD /month
Living costs

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