History, Classics and Archaeology 2017 by The University of Edinburgh

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14 www.ed.ac.uk/hca the university of edinburgh history classics archaeology postgraduate opportunities 2017 15 archaeology programmes for our archaeology european archaeology and mediterranean archaeology programmes you will study a mixture of compulsory and option courses which you can use to vary your focus according to interest www.ed.ac.uk/pg/34 www.ed.ac.uk/pg/864 www.ed.ac.uk/pg/39 archaeology archaeology european archaeology these programmes are designed to take your interest in archaeology to the professional level and to give broad coverage of theory methodology and practice see pages 14 15 and 17 respectively msc 1 yr ft 2 yrs pt available for uk/eu students msc by research 1 yr ft 2 yrs pt available for uk/eu students msc 1 yr ft 2 yrs pt available for uk/eu students programme description programme description programme description this programme is taught by experts and specialists in fields such as european mediterranean science-based and theoretical archaeology it offers a range of courses from human origins to ancient civilisations and allows you to tailor your studies to suit your interests and take advantage of the experience of our staff and those in related programmes in history classics and geography you will develop an in-depth understanding of archaeology and its links with the historical social and natural sciences as well as the practice of archaeology within and outside an academic setting incorporating skills and training the programme prepares you for a professional role in archaeology or further study at doctoral level we have excellent facilities dedicated study space archaeological and computing laboratories and teaching and reference collections edinburgh is ideal for archaeological study and research allowing you to benefit from the presence of national and local institutions and heritage agencies such as the excellent archaeological collections of the national museum the archival and bibliographic resources of historic environment scotland and the expertise and practical advice of staff in several commercial archaeology companies msc by research programmes are aimed at students who have a very specific topic of interest into which they wish to conduct their own research we welcome applications from anyone keen to work on topics overlapping our academic staff interests these include human osteoarchaeology roman archaeology early civilisations and urban societies in the mediterranean and europe the byzantine world and late antiquity late hunter-gatherers and the spread of farming in europe megalithic monuments later european prehistory and the archaeology of scotland when applying as for other research programmes such as a phd you must submit a research proposal explaining your plans and demonstrating your knowledge of your chosen field this will be closely scrutinised as part of our admissions process two supervisors will be appointed to work with you on the project and it is a good idea to consult with prospective supervisors in advance of an application this programme lets you explore the richness of european archaeology a region that presents innumerable opportunities for archaeological research through examination of a wide range of periods geographical areas and themes the flexible programme lets you tailor your individual studies to suit your interests and take advantage of the experience of our staff as well as those in related programmes in history classics and geography you will develop an understanding of european archaeology with an emphasis on european prehistory and a knowledge of topics including contemporary theoretical perspectives methodologies and practice this programme incorporates transferable skills and training while preparing you for a professional role in archaeology or further study at doctoral level the school has excellent facilities dedicated study space archaeological and computing laboratories teaching and reference collections the city of edinburgh is ideal for archaeological study and research allowing you to benefit from national and local institutions and heritage agencies such as the excellent archaeological collections of the national museum the archival and bibliographic resources of historic environment scotland and the expertise and practical advice of staff in several commercial archaeology companies our highly popular msc centred on the study of human remains human osteoarchaeology offers a set programme of courses see page 16 some students particularly those experienced in archaeology will be interested in our masters by research in archaeology which allows for investigation under supervision of a specialised topic see page 15 the masters by research degree is examined by a dissertation of 30,000 words edinburgh has a long and distinguished tradition of teaching research and fieldwork in archaeology all of which are closely integrated programme structure our wide-ranging programme encompasses theory methodology and practice you will undertake a varied schedule of learning including lectures seminars practicals and individual supervisions we help you to develop your research interests and choose a suitable dissertation topic compulsory courses previously offered include frontiers in archaeology research seminars research sources and strategies in archaeology theoretical archaeology dissertation option courses previously offered include you’ll complete three additional courses chosen from a list of subjects ranging from late hunter-gatherers and early farmers later european prehistory and the archaeology of scotland to byzantine and roman archaeology osteoarchaeology and archaeological illustration and gis career opportunities archaeology graduates can follow a variety of career options the programme equips you to go on to advanced study and also provides a solid foundation for a career you will gain practical as well as academic experience teamworking and analytical skills and will be able to work in a variety of contexts examples of career paths available to archaeology graduates although some may require additional training include higher education heritage management and agencies commercial archaeology environmental assessment teaching tourism industry broadcasting and the police an archaeology degree does not restrict you to a career in archaeology entry requirements edinburgh has a long and distinguished tradition of teaching research and fieldwork in archaeology all of which are closely integrated a uk 2:1 honours degree or its international equivalent www.ed.ac.uk international/graduate-entry in archaeology or a related subject such as anthropology or a subject in which archaeology figures prominently the school of history classics archaeology and our relationships with other subject areas and external organisations such as the national museums of scotland and historic environment scotland mean that interdisciplinary study and supervision can be arranged programme structure a long dissertation of 30,000 words is the sole form of assessment but you will also attend compulsory training courses and may take other relevant courses career opportunities archaeology graduates can follow a variety of career options the programme equips you to go on to advanced study and also provides a solid foundation for a career you will gain practical as well as academic experience teamworking and analytical skills and will be able to work in a variety of contexts examples of career paths available to archaeology graduates although some may require additional training include higher education heritage management and agencies commercial archaeology environmental assessment teaching tourism industry broadcasting and the police an archaeology degree does not restrict you to a career in archaeology entry requirements a uk 2:1 honours degree or its international equivalent www.ed.ac.uk international/graduate-entry in a relevant discipline and a strong and viable research proposal english language requirements see page 28 fees and funding for fees see page 28 and for funding information see page 30 programme director dr robert leighton tel +44 0131 650 8197 email robert.leighton@ed.ac.uk programme structure your will combine lectures seminars practicals essays research projects and one-to-one meetings in all areas of archaeology you will complete six courses and a dissertation on an approved subject of your choice compulsory course previously offered research sources and strategies in archaeology option courses previously offered include you may choose option courses from a list in the general fields of human evolution late hunter-gatherers and early farmers later european and mediterranean prehistory the archaeology of scotland byzantine and roman archaeology and osteoarchaeology you may also choose a related option from another masters at the university career opportunities archaeology graduates can follow a variety of career options the programme equips you to go on to advanced study and also provides a solid foundation for a career you will gain practical as well as academic experience teamworking and analytical skills and will be able to work in a variety of contexts examples of career paths available to archaeology graduates although some may require additional training include higher education heritage management and agencies commercial archaeology environmental assessment teaching tourism industry broadcasting and the police an archaeology degree does not restrict you to a career in archaeology entry requirements a uk 2:1 honours degree or its international equivalent www.ed.ac.uk international/graduate-entry in archaeology or a related subject such as anthropology or a subject in which archaeology figures prominently english language requirements english language requirements see page 28 see page 28 fees and funding fees and funding for fees see page 28 and for funding information see page 30 for fees see page 28 and for funding information see page 30 programme director dr robert leighton tel +44 0131 650 8197 email robert.leighton@ed.ac.uk programme director dr robert leighton tel +44 0131 650 8197 email robert.leighton@ed.ac.uk