University College Dublin


Course Name Archaeology
Course Provider University College Dublin
Course Code Z040 Z104
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Part time
Location (Districts) Belfield
Qualification Letters MA
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Next Intake: 2019/2020 September
Application Date MA Archaeology FT (Z040)
Duration 1 Years
Attendance Full Time
Deadline Rolling *

MA Archaeology PT (Z104)
Duration 2 Years
Attendance Part Time
Deadline Rolling *

* Courses will remain open until such time as all places have been filled, therefore early application is advised
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Duration Z040: 1 year full-time or Z104: 2 years part-time.
Course Fee

Expand+MA Archaeology (Z040) Full Time
EU fee per year - €7055
nonEU fee per year - €19200

MA Archaeology (Z104) Part Time
EU fee per year - €4235
nonEU fee per year - €9600

***Fees are subject to change


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Financial Support

Expand+The Kay Mahon Bursaries
UCD School of Archaeology is delighted to be able to provide the Kay (Cathryn) Mahon Bursaries. Ms Mahon had a life-long passion for archaeology - especially Irish archaeology, and these bursaries are funded from the generous...

Entry Requirements This programme is intended for applicants with a background in Archaeology, Anthropology, History, Geography, Environmental Studies or other cognate disciplines. An upper second class honours degree, or the international equivalent, is required.

Applicants whose first language is not English must also demonstrate English language proficiency of IELTS 6.5 (no band less than 6.0 in each element), or equivalent.
Course Content

Expand+MA Archaeology
Graduate Taught (level 9 nfq, credits 90)
UCD School of Archaeology is the foremost archaeological research institution in Ireland and our teaching programme focuses on archaeology in Ireland and overseas. Our aim is to equip graduat...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Stage 1 - Core
How to Research Archaeology

Archaeological Field & Laboratory Techniques

MA Dissertation

Research Project Skills

Themes in Archaeological ...

Assessment Method

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The MA emphasizes small class sizes, seminar-based learning and original research – be this in the field, the lab or the UCD Centre for Experimental Archaeology and Ancient Technologies. The programme str...

Number of Credits 90
Careers or Further Progression

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Archaeology graduates work in a wide range of fields, from cultural heritage, to media, to creative industries and archaeological companies, museums, and the state sector. Many also go on to PhD scholarships, postdoctoral fel...

Further Enquiries Angela McAteer
Tel: +353 (0)1 716 8312
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