Masters | Postgraduate Course - Medieval Archaeology MA, PG Dip, PG Cert Course Details within University of York

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September 2016
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Medieval Archaeology MA, PG Dip, PG Cert

Study Details

MA 1 year Full-time, MA 2-3 years Part-time, PG Dip 1 year Full-time, PG Dip 2-3 years Part-time, PG Cert 1 year Full-time

This programme is also available to study at Postgraduate Diploma or Postgraduate Certificate level.

The programme focuses on the artefacts, landscapes, buildings, and social, cultural, and environmental contexts of medieval Britain and Western Europe; the course covers the time period from the end of the Roman Empire to the Reformation, and explores themes within these time periods including settlement, trade and economy, religion, mortuary practice, buildings, artefacts and other material culture, social structure, ethnicity and identity, conquest and cultural contact, and methodological and theoretical approaches.

Entry Requirements

A good honours degree (upper 2nd or 1st Class) in a relevant subject, or an equivalent qualification from an overseas institution. Relevant subjects include archaeology, anthropology, Classics, history, art history, geography and medieval/Renaissance studies. From North American universities, we generally ask for a GPA of 3.2 or higher. If you are uncertain whether your 1st degree is appropriate, please contact the Course Director for more information. If you don’t have conventional qualifications, but do have appropriate, relevant experience, you are encouraged to apply. We carefully consider each application on its merits.
If you are a non-native English speaking applicant you must provide evidence of your English language ability. You need to show enough fluency in all aspects of English (reading, writing, speaking and listening) to the required level of the course you're applying to. For more information, see: