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MAMedieval Archaeology

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Sheffield has one of the biggest communities of medieval archaeologists in the UK. This course draws heavily on their extensive research.
The MA examines European societies from the end of the classical period to the early modern period.

You’ll get hands-on experience with a field placement on a medieval project.

Programme structure

Core modules

Heritage, Museum and Field: Archaeology in Practice
Ethnicity and Identity in the Early Middle Ages
Society and Culture in the Later Middle Ages
Reinventing Archaeology
Research Design: planning, execution and presentation

Optional modules

Choose from a range including:
Viking-Age Britain
Wars of the Roses to Elizabeth, The Archaeology of England 1455–1603
Imagining the Unseen in the Middle Ages
Introduction to Human Osteology
The Dawn of Modernity in the Late Middle Ages
Unit in the Faculty Arts and Humanities or Modern Languages Teaching Centre language to the value of 15 credits


Practical classes
Field placement on a medieval project.

Some optional modules (see above) are taught by the Department of History.


Coursework Assignments

Apply now! Fall semester 2020/21
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Studies commence
Sep 20, 2020

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States