Laser scanned image of a rock art panel from Co. Fermanagh
This programme offers students an introduction to research methods and key issues in archaeological and palaeoenvironmental research. The programme comprises two core modules in ‘Landscape Palaeoecology’ and ‘Irish Archaeology in a Global Perspective’ that develop essential skills in investigative method and theory necessary for the dissertation.
An MSc undertaken on a full-time basis takes one calendar year and two years as a part-time student.
For acceptance onto an MSc programme applicants will normally be expected to have achieved a first class or 2.1 Honours degree (UK) in a relevant subject or equivalent recognised qualification.
For a postgraduate (PG) Diploma or Certificate, an applicant will normally be expected to have a high 2.2 Honours degree (57%) or above, or equivalent recognised qualification in a relevant subject.
Expertise within the School
With access to excellent laboratory facilities as well as other archaeological and palaeoecological resources, students are exposed to an exciting and practical learning environment. This is reinforced by the international recognition of the leading research work undertaken by staff in Archaeology and Palaeoecology, which, is reflected in the teaching, and academic guidance provided to our postgraduate students.
For information about the programme structure and module content click here