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Full time | Streatham Campus | 1 year | 20-SEP-21

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1 year

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Qualification type

MA - Master of Arts

Subject areas

Roman Archaeology

Course type


Course Summary


  • Our collaborative programme, led by our departments of Archaeology and Classics and Ancient History, gives you advanced grounding in the main themes and methods in Roman Archaeology
  • Balancing core elements that bring together theoretical sophistication with the latest digital methodologies
  • Tailor your learning through modules which suit your requirements and aspirations
  • Our location is surrounded by sites of archaeological interest and you may have opportunities for international fieldwork


Our programme develops your specific competences and research skills required in Roman Archaeology at an advanced level through extensive engagement with primary evidence. You will also acquire advanced competence in core academic, personal and key skills, to provide a solid basis for career progression in the academic world of doctoral research or for a specialist career.


Of course doctoral study is not the only option available to you, you will graduate with a full range of skills that will make you competitive in the job market. You will be encouraged to become a productive, useful and questioning member of society.

You will be well placed to go onto work in either Archaeology or the wider Heritage Sector.


This module provides you with a solid foundation in archaeological research skills and research design. This will be achieved through lectures and class discussions, where we will have the chance to examine different perspectives and approaches in detail. Starting with a brief history of modern archaeological thought, the module will soon move on to practical matters concerning the development of effective research designs suitable for a range of instances in archaeological research, from dissertations to funding or placement applications.
Dissertation in Classics and Ancient History (60 Credits) - Core

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Entry requirements

2:1 Honours degree in Archaeology or a related subject.

University information

The University of Exeter is a research university that is a member of the leading research- oriented UK universities, The Russell Group, The European University Association and the AMBA. As demonstrated in the REF 2014, 98% of the University of Exeter’s postgraduate research has been rated to be of international quality. Out of its 25,000 students, 5,500 of these are postgraduates, studying across Exeter’s three main campuses located across...more

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