UCL (University College London)

Course Introduction

This is an intensive induction programme on current archaeological theory and interpretive trends which equips students to undertake research in their chosen field.

Course Modules

Core modules: Themes, thought and theory in world archaeology: foundations; themes, thought and theory in world archaeology: current issues; options: some examples from the range of options which can be taken for this programme are as follows: ancient Italy in the Mediterranean; archaeologies of modern conflict; ancient Italy in the Mediterranean; archaeology and education; rethinking classical art: sociological and anthropological approaches; British and European prehistory: Neolithic to Iron Age; Mediterranean world in the Iron Age; Medieval archaeology: select topics and current problems; cities, states and religions in ancient India; archaeology of Buddhism; archaeologies of modern conflict; Aztec archaeology: codices and ethnohistory; beyond chiefdoms: archaeologies of African political complexities; Maya art, architecture and archaeology; interpreting pottery; lithic analysis; funerary archaeology; technology in society: archaeology and ethnography in the Andes; rock art studies: theories, methods and management.

Course Additional Entry

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

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