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M.A. On Campus

Medieval Archaeology

University of York

12 months
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18700 GBP/year
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About

The Medieval Archaeology course from University of York focuses on the archaeology of medieval Britain and Western Europe, considering buildings, landscapes and artefacts within a range of social, cultural and environmental contexts. 

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Overview

The historic buildings, landscapes and material culture of York and northern England offer unrivalled opportunities to immerse yourself in the hands-on study of medieval archaeology.

One of the first universities in the country to specialise in medieval archaeology, the Department of Archaeology at York is well established as a leading authority on the subject. The specialisms of our staff cover the whole medieval period.

The Medieval Archaeology course from University of York covers the period from the end of the Roman Empire to the Reformation, and explores themes such as settlement, trade and economy, religion, social structure, ethnicity and identity, conquest and cultural contact, and methodological and theoretical approaches.

The flexible modular structure of the course means you can tailor your MA to suit your interests and goals. There is an opportunity to learn valuable practical skills, which are essential for a wide range of archaeological and associated careers.

Careers and skills

The course provides a solid foundation for a wide range of careers and further studies. Our students have gone on to research degrees, academic or teaching careers, museum positions and archaeology posts at local councils, regional authorities, field units, and heritage bodies such as English Heritage and the Portable Antiquities Scheme.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • The Viking Age: People, Places and Things 
  • Medieval settlement and communities 
  • Archaeology of Households
  • Debates in Funerary Archaeology 
  • Material Culture Theory in Practice
  • Documents and Archives for Arcaheologists

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

Undergraduate degree

  • 2:1 or equivalent in a relevant subject such as Archaeology, Anthropology, Classics, History, Art History, Geography and Medieval/Renaissance Studies. We also consider applicants who have a 2:2 degree and relevant work experience.

Other qualifications and experience

  • If you don’t have conventional qualifications, but do have appropriate, relevant experience, you are encouraged to apply. We carefully consider each application on its merits.

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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