UCL (University College London)

Course Introduction

This programme provides participants with a theoretical understanding of research questions and methodologies in the study of past human'environment interactions, including subsistence and subsistence change.

Course Modules

Core modules: Cultural environments; resources and subsistence; environmental archaeology in practice; options: archaeobotanical analysis in practice; geoarchaeology i; zooarchaeology in practice; remaining options are chosen from: archaeology of the late Pleistocene and holocene hunter gatherers; archaeology of Buddhism; British and European prehistory: Neolithic to Iron Age; cities, states and religion in ancient Asia; dendrochronology and tree'ring studies; evolution of Palaeolithic and Neolithic societies in the near east; experimental archaeology; near eastern material cultures i: Neolithic and early Bronze Age; near Eastern material cultures ii: middle Bronze Age through the Iron Age; technology in society: archaeology and ethnography in the Andes; the Aegean from first farmers to Minoan states; the archaeology of complex urban sites (analytical and interpretative techniques); the late Bronze Age Aegean; the Mediterranean world in the Iron Age.

Course Additional Entry

A minimum of an upper 2nd Class Bachelor's degree in a relevant subject or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £18,670  Academic year. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £9,020  Academic year. First year home fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £9,285  Academic year. First year overseas fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £4,510  Academic year. First year home fees