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Celtic Archaeology MA

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Full time | Bangor University | 1 year | 17-JAN-24

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Qualification type

MA - Master of Arts

Subject areas

Ancient History Archaeology

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Course Summary

About This Course

This course is designed to allow students to further their undergraduate interest in archaeology or a related subject, and to develop the skills and knowledge needed if they decided to undertake further research into the past. The modular degree scheme includes a choice of specialist modules in aspects of Celtic Archaeology, Theory and Interpretation in Celtic Archaeology and training modules to develop relevant skills.

The programme aims to deepen knowledge of archaeology beyond undergraduate level, with particular emphasis on Celtic archaeology. It provides the opportunity for students to specialise in a particular academic area, so as to gain a close understanding of the archaeological debates around it. The programme acquaints students with relevant archaeological theoretical issues and methods of interpretation and the use of evidence. It also provides the student with the necessary research skills to produce an original piece of work on a chosen topic, under supportive supervision.


An MA in Celtic Archaeology is a versatile qualification and will give you a detailed understanding of the academic discipline of archaeology and the ability to conduct research at various levels of historical analysis. It will enhance your career opportunities in archaeology, communications, teaching, heritage industries, publishing and research.

The transferable skills acquired through this programme are beneficial in a range of other careers, including advertising, journalism, consulting etc. After successful completion of the MA in Celtic Archaeology you may also decide to pursue an academic career in archaeology, by applying for a place to study a PhD in Celtic Archaeology.


This module aims to facilitate pathway of M-level Arts and Humanities postgraduates wishing to pursue interdisciplinary studies and/or to gain skills-based learning modules on offer throughout CAH; To develop further a critical awareness of research at M-level through the preparation and achievement of a portfolio containing advanced and sustained piece(s) of writing on an appropriate research subject to be determined by student and tutor; To equip student with the critical awareness and scholarly skills enabling engagement at an advanced level with a chosen field of research enquiry.

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Entry requirements

Good undergraduate degree in a relevant discipline at least 2.ii normally required.

University information

Located on the beautiful North Wales coast between the mountains and the sea, Bangor University has a rich academic history and delivers a superb student experience, making it a unique higher education institution in the UK. A welcoming academic community with around 10,000 students, Bangor University has a renowned reputation for excellent student support, offering a diverse range of courses spanning subject areas within the arts and...more

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