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M.Sc. On Campus

Digital Archaeology

University of York

12 months
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18700 GBP/year
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About

This Digital Archaeology course from University of York provides practical experience and a broad foundation in computing applications that is highly valued in the heritage sector. You'll have access to a full suite of research computing hardware and software and develop knowledge of internet applications, database design and management, Graphics Information System (GIS) technology.

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Overview

Digital archives are a rich resource for knowledge preservation, exchange and dissemination. Digital technologies offer us new ways to understand, interpret and model the past. 

At York, we've been at the forefront of researching and developing archaeological computing applications since the early days of digital practice in the field. We host Internet Archaeology, the first online peer-reviewed e-journal for archaeology, as well as the Archaeological Data Service, the largest and oldest repository for archaeological data in the world.

Many of our graduates go on to careers in archaeological computing, working in contract units or county-based records organisations. Others apply their computing skills in more mainstream archaeological work, in museums, or in a variety of other fields.

Careers and skills

This Digital Archaeology course from University of York offers practical, career-focused training for many essential roles in the professional world of archaeology. The digital knowledge you'll develop, including transferable skills such as database design, will leave you well prepared for a wide range of technology-focused careers in archaeology, the heritage sector and beyond.

Career opportunities

  • Archaeological computing
  • Consultancy
  • Archive management
  • Social media management
  • Local government and development
  • Business administration
  • Marketing and public relations
  • Education

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Digital Publication and Web Technologies
  • Analysis and Visualisation 
  • Analysing Historic Buildings
  • The Archaeology of Human Bones
  • Becoming Human: Evolving Minds and Societies
  • Cultural Heritage Management 

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Applications can be submitted year-round, but we recommend you apply as early as possible as entry to many courses is competitive.

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 2:1 or equivalent. We also consider applicants who have a 2:2 degree and relevant work experience.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18700 GBP/year
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  • National

    8440 GBP/year
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    Based on the tuition of 8440 GBP per year during 12 months.

Part-time (2 years)

  • UK: £4,220
  • International/EU: £9,350
Part-time (3 years)
  • UK: £2,813
  • International/EU: £6,233

Living costs for York

646 - 1124 GBP /month
Living costs

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Funding

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