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MResHuman Bioarchaeology

University of Winchester
United Kingdom, Winchester
Tuition fee £11,200 per year
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Study examines approaches and methodologies, theoretical underpinnings and practical applications in archaeological research, with some modules focusing on the practical and theoretical aspects specific to Human Bioarchaeology.

The programme is suitable for those who have a clear idea of a human bioarchaeological research topic which they may wish to follow to PhD, but who need to acquire new research skills or hone existing ones. This programme is also suitable for those working in the archaeology, heritage or environment sector wishing to enhance their research experience.

Departmental staff have particular expertise and access to skeletal collections relevant to research in:

- The Roman Period
- The Early and Later Medieval Periods
- Medieval Hospitals
- Leprosy in the Medieval Period
- Skeletal Trauma
- Deviant Burials
- Commingled and Disarticulated Remains
- Cremated Remains

Programme structure

In addition to a substantive piece of research, students undertake five core modules:

- Human Osteology I
- Human Osteology II
- Research Methods in Archaeology
- Formulating, Designing and Managing Archaeological Research Projects
- Personal Research Methodology

Career opportunities

MRes Human Bioarchaeology acts as a basis for an advanced career within archaeology, or related discipline, or as preparation for undertaking an MPhil or PhD.

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
Oct 1, 2020

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States