The Archaeological Research programme offered at the University of Cambridge is for students who have a substantial and appropriate background in archaeology (at the first-degree level and in fieldwork) accompanied by considerable maturity in the development of their research topic. Training in specific research skills (archaeological computing, quantitative methods, GIS and/or laboratory-based techniques) are arranged as appropriate to the student's needs.
- Knowledge of general archaeology method and theory and of a specific field within archaeology.
- Ability to participate in academic discussion at a postgraduate level.
The MPhil provides training in archaeological research methods and associated transferable skills, and the opportunity to complete a research thesis under academic guidance.
The MPhil in Archaeological Research consists of three components, structured around independent study:
- A research paper
- A research skills module
- The dissertation
- 10 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before
DisciplinesArchaeology Educational Research View 153 other Masters in Archaeology in United Kingdom
- Applicants for this course should have achieved a UK High II.i Honours Degree.
- Two academic references
- Evidence of competence in English
- Reasons for applying
- Research proposal
- Sample of work
International30339 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 30339 GBP per year during 10 months.
National12903 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 12903 GBP per year during 10 months.
Living costs for Cambridge
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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