Landscape Archaeology & Heritage

University of Galway


Course Name Landscape Archaeology & Heritage
Course Provider University of Galway
Course Code 88119 (Assigned by Qualifax. Not an official code)
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, Daytime
Location (Districts) Galway City
Qualification Letters MA
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Duration 1 year, full-time; 2 years, part-time.
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Tax Relief
Full- and part-time students may be entitled to tax relief on tuition fees. Applications for tax relief on course fees paid must be made using an application form available from the Revenue Commissioners. See The maximum amount of tax relief on tuition fees is €7,000 per annum.
Entry Requirements Minimum Entry Requirements
QQI Level 8 degree in archaeology awarded at Second Class Honours, Grade 2 standard overall with at least a Second Class Honours Grade 2 in archaeology, or its equivalent in education and/or professional experience. An interview may form part of the selection process.
Number of Places 20-25. The programme is offered subject to a minimum number of six registered applicants.
1. Leaders in landscape and heritage, with over 20 years’ experience of running Ireland’s most successful MA programme in landscape archaeology.

2. Flexible and innovative programme, combining theory and practice, designed for today’s and tomorrow’s job markets.

3. Emphasis on place-based learning, our programme has as its classroom some of the world’s most iconic landscapes.
Course Content

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Occupying the intersection of Landscape, Archaeology and Heritage, this programme reflects international discourses on place-making, cultural heritage and sustainability. Landscape studies have created a common platform for the social...

Subjects Taught

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In keeping with the significant contribution made to literature on the subject, archaeology is at the core of the programme, and modules are designed around refining and developing the unique skillset associated with the materi...

Careers or Further Progression Career Opportunities
Graduates from this programme commonly find employment in the field of cultural heritage stewardship and management, heritage-led community liaison and development, public and private (e.g., consultancy) bodies in the field of cultural heritage, landscape and archaeology as well as regulatory bodies. Some students use this programme as a springboard to doctoral studies.
Further Enquiries Conor Newman
T: +353 91 493 407
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