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Best Masters of Arts (M.A) in Archaeology in Europe 2019

Archaeology is the study of the culture and history of past civilizations through the structures and artifacts left behind, such as physical remains, artwork, tools and religious items. A particular period of time, a region of the world or a specific type of society will often be the student's focus.

Master of Arts Degree in Archaeology in Europe

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University of Amsterdam

The innovative interdisciplinary two-year Research Master's programme Heritage, Memory Studies and Archaeology explores the ways in which we deal with tangible and intang ... [+]

The innovative interdisciplinary two-year Research Master's programme Heritage, Memory Studies and Archaeology explores the ways in which we deal with tangible and intangible remnants and narratives of the past, as well as the remaking of the past into heritage, memory and material culture in the present.

A unique combination of scientific traditions

The two-year Research Master's programme in Heritage, Memory and Archaeology trains you to think critically about how human societies have dealt with the past in pre-modern times, as well as the diverse and conflicting ways in which the past is interpreted and put to use in the world today.

Whether you choose to specialise in ‘Heritage and Memory Studies’, or in ‘Archaeology and Material Culture’, this innovative programme offers a unique combination of scientific traditions and will give you a strong theoretical and conceptual foundation in Heritage and Memory Studies or Archaeology and Material Culture and the intersections between these fields.... [-]

Netherlands Amsterdam
September 2019
Full time
Campus
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Bishop Grosseteste University

This course gives you the opportunity to take part in community-based projects, focused case studies and applied research. You will consider community archaeology in a ra ... [+]

MA in Community ArchaeologyThis course gives you the opportunity to take part in community-based projects, focused case studies and applied research. You will consider community archaeology in a range of local and national contexts. Your studies will encourage you to engage with and study a variety of archaeology projects and organisations. The course will help develop the knowledge, skills and networks that will assist you in your career.Delivered flexibly through campus-based and online learning the course is designed for those already employed in the sector as well as those seeking to enter it. Studies are supported by a dedicated team of specialist tutors and a well-developed and resourced virtual learning environment. You will benefit from other facilities and resources, such as the University College's Archaeology Lab and our summer Archaeological Field School programme.The course offers awards of Postgraduate Certificate, Postgraduate Diploma or the full MA Degree in Community Archaeology.... [-]

United Kingdom Lincoln
August 2019
Full time
Part time
Online & Campus Combined
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University of Amsterdam

In the one-year Master's programme Landscape and Heritage, you will study the dynamic past of both contemporary and historical landscapes, and explore the ways in which t ... [+]

In the one-year Master's programme Landscape and Heritage, you study the dynamic past of both contemporary and historical landscapes and explore the ways in which they are preserved and maintained as archaeological heritage.

Landscape and Heritage Archaeology

The Master’s programme Landscape and Heritage focuses on the significance of historical landscapes and materials in both later periods and the modern world. Natural landscape features, archaeological sites and objects from the past play an active role in the creation of social and collective memories. The programme draws close links between teaching and ongoing research, of which the application of GIS-based modelling is but one example. The programme has also forged strong ties with a number of archaeological institutions, such as the Allard Pierson.... [-]

Netherlands Amsterdam
September 2019
Full time
12 
Campus
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University of Amsterdam

In this Master’s in Archaeology, you will investigate over 2,000 years of European History and specialise in one of two key European eras: Late Prehistoric and Roman arch ... [+]

In this Master’s in Archaeology, you will investigate over 2,000 years of European History and specialise in one of two key European eras: Late Prehistoric and Roman archaeology or the archaeology of the Medieval and Early Modern World.

Archaeology of Northwestern Europe

The programme offers you the rare opportunity to investigate more than two millennia of European archaeology through the study of landscapes, material culture and documentary sources. Combining theoretical and thematic approaches, including opportunities practical fieldwork, the programme allows you to specialise in one of two regional archaeological eras.

The specialisation Globalisation and Interconnectivity in Late Prehistoric and Roman Europe explores the integration of Celtic/Germanic societies of the Iron Age into the Roman Empire, while The Medieval and Early Modern World focuses on the origins and developments of medieval trade and exchange, the growth of Amsterdam and the expansion of European capitalism with the colonisation of the New World.... [-]

Netherlands Amsterdam
September 2019
Full time
12 
Campus
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University of Amsterdam

In the one-year Master’s in Mediterranean Archaeology, you will explore the long history of interconnections and cultural exchanges in the Mediterranean region from appro ... [+]

In the one-year Master’s in Mediterranean Archaeology, you will explore the long history of interconnections and cultural exchanges in the Mediterranean region from approximately 2000 BC and on, all the while taking into account numerous aspects of material culture.

Mediterranean Archaeology

In the Master’s programme Mediterranean Archaeology, the long and rich traditions of both the University of Amsterdam and the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam are combined with innovative approaches of 21st-century archaeology. You will explore Mediterranean connectivity, especially of Italy and Greece, the role of ceramics in archaeology, and cultural interpretations on the basis of archaeological materials.... [-]

Netherlands Amsterdam
September 2019
Full time
12 
Campus
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SOAS University of London

This is the only history of art and archaeology degree in Europe focused on the great religious traditions of Asia. It includes within its scope diverse countries, region ... [+]

MA Religious Arts of Asia

Duration: One year (full-time). Two or three years (part-time, daytime only)

Minimum Entry Requirements: The normal qualification for admission to the MA programme is an upper second class honours degree. Other qualifications, however, may be acceptable and the Department welcomes mature students. Students taking the MA degree may or may not have previous experience of our subjects. While knowledge of a relevant Asian or African language is not a requirement, for some courses it is an advantage for admission (see individual course descriptions for details). It is possible to include an element of language training within the MA programme by taking an Asian or African language as one of the two ‘minor’ courses. This option may be particularly desirable for those intending to progress to the PhD, who do not already have the necessary language skills.... [-]

United Kingdom London Singapore
September 2019
Full time
Part time
1 - 3 
Campus
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SOAS University of London

This programme is an unrivalled opportunity to study the arts of China, Korea and Japan. Students consider a wide range of East Asian arts, from Chinese archaeology to Ja ... [+]

MA History of Art and Archaeology of East Asia

Duration: One year (full-time). Two or three years (part-time, daytime only)

Minimum Entry Requirements: The normal qualification for admission to the MA programme is an upper second class honours degree. Other qualifications, however, may be acceptable and the Department welcomes mature students. Students taking the MA degree may or may not have previous experience of our subjects. While knowledge of a relevant Asian or African language is not a requirement, for some modules it is an advantage for admission (see individual module descriptions for details).

It is possible to include an element of language training within the MA programme by taking an Asian or African language as one of the two ‘minor’ modules. This option may be particularly desirable for those intending to progress to the PhD, who do not already have the necessary language skills.... [-]

United Kingdom London Singapore
September 2019
Full time
Part time
1 - 3 
Campus
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SOAS University of London

This programme is a unique opportunity to study the History of Art and/or Archaeology of Asia, Africa and the Middle East. Students concentrate on architecture, sculpture ... [+]

MA History of Art and/or Archaeology

Duration: One year (full-time). Two or three years (part-time, daytime only)

Minimum Entry Requirements: The normal qualification for admission to the MA programme is an upper second class honours degree. Other qualifications, however, may be acceptable and the Department welcomes mature students. Students taking the MA degree may or may not have previous experience of our subjects. While knowledge of a relevant Asian or African language is not a requirement, for some modules it is an advantage for admission (see individual module descriptions for details).

It is possible to include an element of language training within the MA programme by taking an Asian or African language as one of the two ‘minor’ modules. This option may be particularly desirable for those intending to progress to the PhD, who do not already have the necessary language skills.... [-]

United Kingdom London Singapore
September 2019
Full time
Part time
1 - 3 
Campus
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Unitelma Sapienza

The Master’s Degree in Classical Archaeology represents a great innovation among Italian universities courses. The renowned studies in Archaeology of Rome Sapienza Univer ... [+]

Objectives

The Master’s Degree in Classical Archaeology represents a great innovation among Italian universities courses. The renowned studies in Archaeology of Rome Sapienza University are combined with the online tools of Unitelma Sapienza University which provides Italian and international users with an exclusive and prestigious training project. This Master's Degree is an inter-university degree awarded jointly by the two partner universities.

The Master's Degree in Classical Archaeology aims at providing a thorough training in the field of Classical Archaeology. In particular, through a didactic methodology combining both traditional (archaeological, linguistic-philological, artistic) and innovative resources (applying the most advanced methods to the knowledge of the material culture), intends to train the second level graduates in archaeological and historical skills.... [-]

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Open Enrolment
Full time
Online
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Leiden University

This two-year programme focuses on top-quality interdisciplinary research and the acquisition of high-level research skills. This offers a strong basis for an academic ca ... [+]

The Research Master’s programme in Archaeology is the most diverse in the Netherlands. Benefit from our extensive experience and reputation in archaeological research.

Choose Archaeology at Leiden University:

The two-year master's programme in Archaeology (research) is organised around the excellent research for which Leiden has reached international renown. There are 7 different focus areas, centred on the research projects that reflect the broad spectrum of research undertaken within the Faculty:

Human Origins Prehistoric Farming Communities in Europe Town and Country in the Mediterranean Region and the Near East Religion and Society in Native American Cultures Archaeological Heritage in a Globalising World The Transformation of the Roman World Bioarchaeology ... [-]
Netherlands Leiden The Hague
September 2019
Full time
Campus
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University of Groningen

Do you want to follow an excellent, new, international, fully English-speaking Master course? You can choose between the Master's track in Classical and Mediterranean Arc ... [+]

Do you want to follow an excellent, new, international, fully English-speaking Master course?

You can choose between the Master's track in Classical and Mediterranean Archaeology and the Master's track in Prehistory and Protohistory of Northwest Europe. Both Master's tracks include different specializations: a specialization with the name of the track, a specialization in Bioarchaeology and Maritime Archeology, while a third specialization, Arctic Archaeology can be followed under the track Prehistory and Protohistory of Northwestern Europe. All tracks and specializations will teach you to tackle archaeological problems in a scientific way.

In the first semester, you will be introduced to the archaeological practice and its multidisciplinary character. You will discuss the role of archaeology in contemporary society and explore the relationship between archaeology and politics. You will strengthen your knowledge of archaeological theories that are used in collecting and interpreting data. In addition, you will carry out research in an excavation project. If you choose the track Classical and Mediterranean Archaeology, you will work on a project in Greece, Italy, Turkey or Egypt. Does your preference go to Prehistory and Protohistory of Northwestern Europe, then you will carry out your research at a site in that region, or in the Arctic.... [-]

Netherlands Groningen
February 2020
Full time
12 
Campus
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International Hellenic University (IHU)

The programme considers the history and the archaeology of ancient Macedonia, covering the region of Macedonia and the Macedonians from the Mycenaean period until the Rom ... [+]

MA in the Classical Archaeology and the Ancient History of Macedonia The University

The International Hellenic University is Greece’s first state university, where programmes are taught exclusively in English. It already attracts a strong international academic faculty and outstanding students from Southeast and other European and Black Sea countries. As a State University, all degrees awarded are accredited by the Government and are recognized in the European Union and internationally.

The Programme

The programme considers the history and the archaeology of ancient Macedonia, covering the region of Macedonia and the Macedonians from the Mycenaean period until the Roman era.

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Greece Thessaloniki
October 2019
Full time
Part time
14 
Campus
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University of Groningen

One of the aims of the Research Master's programme in Archaeology is to develop an awareness of the academic responsibilities towards our cultural heritage; the programme ... [+]

Are you research-minded and interested in archaeology? Would you like to specialize in a field of archaeology, supervised by excellent researchers? Then this is the programme for you.

One of the aims of the Research Master's programme in Archaeology is to develop an awareness of the academic responsibilities towards our cultural heritage; the programme gives you the tools to deal with these responsibilities in a proper way and translate them into research and exhibitions.

This Master's degree offers a two-year programme in the theory and methodology of archaeology. Part of the programme is compulsory for all students, but of course, you will also choose a specialization within a field of archaeology:... [-]

Netherlands Groningen
February 2020
Full time
24 
Campus
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University of Groningen

Why did people choose to inhabit the Dutch coastal plain during prehistory? What was the relevance of megalithic monuments to later prehistoric societies? In this track, ... [+]

Why did people choose to inhabit the Dutch coastal plain during prehistory? What was the relevance of megalithic monuments to later prehistoric societies?

Students in this track are trained to research these type of questions.

This track is part of the Master's degree program of Archaeology and builds on the knowledge and skills obtained in a BA program of Archaeology.

Within the program four different specializations are available.These specializations have their specific core modules, but also share courses with the other specializations within our MA program.

The specializations are:

Prehistory and Proto-history in northwest Europe, with core modules Prehistoric Cultural Landscapes and Terp-mound Archaeology. Bioarchaeology, with a core module of the same name. Maritime Archaeology with a core module of the same name. Arctic Archaeology, with the core module Sustainability at the Polar Regions. ... [-]
Netherlands Groningen
February 2020
Full time
12 
Campus
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University of Groningen

Why were some people buried with gifts when others were not? How can GIS help us understand patterns of land use in the hinterland of Rome? In this track, you will learn ... [+]

Why were some people buried with gifts when others were not? How can GIS help us understand patterns of land use in the hinterland of Rome?

In this track, you will learn to find the answer to these and other puzzles of Classical and Mediterranean Archaeology. The programme is part of the Archaeology Master programme and builds on the knowledge and skills obtained in a BA programme of Archaeology.

Within the track three different specializations are available. These specializations have their specific core modules, but also share courses with the other specializations within our Master's track.

The specializations are:

Classical and Mediterranean Archaeology, with core modules The Rise of Cities and States, Mediterranean Landscape Archaeology and the Archaeology of Death. Bioarchaeology, with a core module of the same name. Maritime Archaeology with a core module of the same name. ... [-]
Netherlands Groningen
February 2020
Full time
12 
Campus
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