University of Leicester

Archaeology and Ancient History

Archaeology and Heritage - MA/Postgraduate Diploma/Postgraduate Certificate


Leicester, England

United Kingdom

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

PGDip/ PGCert, MA

Format: Online

Program Description:

To provide instruction in a range of skills needed in the analysis of archaeological data, and the opportunity to use them in analysis and interpretation. It introduces the theoretical issues underpinning landscape studies and the archaeology of standing buildings, and introduces a range of techniques that can be used in the study of landscapes and buildings. It equips you with the skills of site evaluation and project management, and gives you the opportunity to interpret and present the archaeological heritage. Course modules Landscape Archaeology Management of Archaeological Practices Archaeology of Standing Buildings Critical Approaches to the Archaeological Heritage Dissertation (for students studying for the award of MA) Teaching and assessment methods All modules are delivered by distance learning. Each is assessed by at least two pieces of written work. Master’s students write a 15,000-word dissertation. Postgraduate Certificates in Archaeology and Heritage may be gained by taking two modules.


University of Leicester

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International Financial Aid: No

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