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Qualification type

MRes - Master of Research

Subject areas

Archaeology

Course type

Research

Course Summary

This MRes in Archaeology offers an excellent opportunity to conduct original archaeological research into a chosen topic and become proficient in advanced research skills and project management.

Course overview

This MRes in Archaeology offers an excellent opportunity to conduct original archaeological research into a chosen topic and become proficient in advanced research skills and project management. The course also provides ideal preparation for MPhil/PhD research and valuable training for a career in the archaeology and heritage sectors.

Why study this course with us?

This course provides a thorough grounding in the current archaeological theory and method, and will lead to the completion of a 28,000-word Research Dissertation.

We offer supervision in a broad range of archaeological and heritage subjects and topics for Britain and neighbouring regions. Our areas of research expertise include: the history and theory of archaeology; Mesolithic archaeology; Iron Age and Roman Britain; Anglo-Saxon and Viking Age archaeology; geoarchaeology; mortuary archaeology; archaeologies of memory, materiality and material culture; art and aesthetics; stone sculpture; and literary heritage.

Different course options

Full time | Parkgate Road Campus | 1 year | OCT-19

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

OCT-19

Modules

This module provides an archaeology and heritage-specific Master's level research skills and methods module, affording students the necessary tools for Master?s level research in archaeology and heritage. Students gain the opportunity to explore a range of skills and build on their existing knowledge and expertise, including how to identify relevant resources, how to appraise and critique research publications, and how to construct and analyse archaeological evidence. Students can opt to gain more detailed experience in those skills they wish to enhance most.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

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Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

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Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

A 2:1 honours degree or equivalent qualification in archaeology or any relevant discipline is required. Applicants will be required to produce up to 300 words describing their research topic, and attend an interview. Consideration will be given to those who hold a lower classification who can demonstrate they are capable of performing at the level required to complete the course successfully.

University information

From a teaching college, to becoming the University of Chester, over 180 years of academic growth has allowed the University to offer an extensive selection of postgraduate courses and research options across a number of specialist sites. This includes five sites in and around Chester, a campus in Warrington, a University Centre in Shrewsbury, and a new health and nursing education facility, Marriss House, in Birkenhead. Through the work of...more