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Full time | University of Liverpool | 2 years | 26-SEP-22

Study mode

Full time

Duration

2 years

Start date

26-SEP-22

Key information
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Qualification type

PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

Subject areas

Archaeology

Course type

Research

Course Summary

Overview

Current research in Archaeology at Liverpool uses state-of-the-art interdisciplinary methods and approaches to study the Palaeolithic and Neolithic societies of Southwest Asia, Mediterranean Europe and Africa, human evolution, archaeobotanical science, archaeozoology, bioarchaeology, archaeomaterials, classical archaeology, the cultures of the ancient Near East and the Mediterranean, later European prehistory and Medieval and post-Medieval archaeology.

The Department of Archaeology, Classics and Egyptology is internationally reputed for its world-class interdisciplinary research in diverse fields ranging from the origins of humanity and Old World prehistory to the cultures, languages and texts of the late antiquity and the archaeology of the historical periods.

ACE has particular research strengths in the fields of Old World prehistory (especially the Palaeolithic and Neolithic of Southwest Asia, Mediterranean Europe and Africa), Human evolution, Archaeobotanical science (archaeobotany & anthracology), Archaeozoology, Bioarchaeology (stable isotopes and human remains), Archaeomaterials, Classical archaeology, the archaeology and cultures of the Ancient Near East and the Mediterranean, Later British and European prehistory and Medieval and post-Medieval archaeology.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)

£4,596

International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

Students need to pay £25,950 for (lab based programmes), £20,400 for (non Lab based programmes) (2022).

Entry requirements

Applications are welcomed from well qualified graduates who would typically hold a UK first degree or equivalent in the first or 2:1 class, or a 2:2 class degree plus a Masters degree, in a relevant subject. Applications are welcome from suitably qualified candidates who wish to undertake research leading to a PhD in Archaeology on either a full- or part-time basis. We ordinarily expect candidates for entry to our PhD programme to hold a first degree in the First or 2:1 class and a Master’s degree (preferably pass of 65% or higher) in a relevant subject area from a UK university, or EU/overseas qualifications of an equivalent standard.

Department profile

The School of Histories, Languages and Cultures offers a diverse and broad range of subjects, areas and disciplines. The School is comprised of five departments; Archaeology, Classics and Egyptology; History; Irish Studies; Languages, Culture and Film and Politics. Through research and teaching the School looks at culture and society from the origins of humanity through to modern day politics. Postgraduate study in the School of Histories,...more

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