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: 2020/2021 September
Application Date 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
Z104: 2 years part-time
Course Fee MA Archaeology (Z040) Full Time
EU: fee per year - €7315
nonEU: fee per year - €19900

MA Archaeology (Z104) Part Time
EU: fee per year - €4390
nonEU: fee per year - €9950

***Fees are subject to change.

Tuition fee information is available on the UCD Fees website.
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Financial Support

Expand+Please note that UCD offers a number of graduate scholarships for full-time, self-funding international students, holding an offer of a place on a UCD graduate degree programme. For further information please see International Scholarships.

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Entry Requirements

Expand+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.

Comment Related Programmes
• MA Geography FT
• MA Classics FT
• MA History FT

See also:
MSc Experimental Archaeology and Material Culture
MSc World Heritage Management and Conservation

Also Graduate Diploma versions of all three programmes for students who do not possess a 2.1 degree in Archaeology or any cognate discipline but have demonstrable archaeological experience/expertise

HDip Archaeology for students with no experience in archaeology or any cognate discipline.
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

MA Dissertation

Research Project Skills

Themes in Archaeological Resea

Archaeology Field & Lab Tech I

Archaeology Field & Lab Tech 2

Assessment Method A variety of assessment strategies are utilised, including classroom and field presentations, book reviews, review articles and essays. Level 4 modules are assessed through continuous assessment only; however, most Level 3 modules include an examination.
Number of Credits 90
Careers or Further Progression

Expand+Careers & Employability
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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