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The award
MA

How long you will study
12 months

Domestic course fees
EUR 2060

How you will study
full-time

Course starts
February, September

International course fees
EUR 11500

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About Classical and Mediterranean Archaeology at University of Groningen

Why were some people buried with gifts when others were not? How can GIS help us understand patterns of land use in the hinterland of Rome?

In this track, you will learn to find the answer to these and other puzzles of Classical and Mediterranean Archaeology. The programme is part of the Archaeology Master programme and builds on the knowledge and skills obtained in a BA programme ofArchaeology.

Within the track two different specializations are available.These specializations have their specific core modules, but alsoshare courses with the other specializations within our Master's track.

The specializations are:

* Classical and Mediterranean Archaeology, with core modules TheRise of Cities and States, Mediterranean Landscape Archaeology and the Archaeology of Death.

* Bioarchaeology, with a core module of the same name.

The first semester comprises one compulsory module, ArchaeologyToday, and two optional modules (The Rise of Cities and States, andMediterranean Landscape Archaeology). In the second semester you can follow two optional modules (Archaeology of Death, Advanced GIScourse), or do an internship. The final stage of the master's trackis a thesis.

Elsevier:Master's programme Archaeology University of Groningen best of theNetherlands.

Why were some people buried with gifts when others were not? How can GIS help us understand patterns of land use in the hinterland of Rome?

In this track, you will learn to find the answer to these and other puzzles of Classical and Mediterranean Archaeology. The trackis part of the Archaeology Master's programme and builds on theknowledge and skills obtained in a BA programme ofArchaeology.

Within the track two different specializations are available.These specializations have their specific core modules, but alsoshare courses with the other tracks within our MA programme.

The specializations are:

* Classical and Mediterranean Archaeology, with core modules TheRise of Cities and States, Mediterranean Landscape Archaeology and the Archaeology of Death.

* Bioarchaeology, with a core module of the same name.

The first semester comprises one compulsory module, ArchaeologyToday, and two optional modules (The Rise of Cities and States, andMediterranean Landscape Archaeology). In the second semester you can follow two optional modules (Archaeology of Death, Advanced GIScourse), or do an internship. The final stage of the master's trackis a thesis.

Elsevier:Master's programme Archaeology University of Groningen best of theNetherlands.

After your studies

Job prospects

The job opportunities for archaeologists in Europe are good.Because of the Valleta Treaty, all spatial planning projects haveto take archaeological heritage into account. This has increasedthe work possibilities at consultancy and governmental agencies. Itis also possible to find a position in the museum world or becomean academic researcher.

Thanks to the Valetta Treaty on Archaeology, the job market in the Netherlands is strong. Job opportunities have now broadened,leading to a more diverse job market, within government andsemi-government agencies, tourism, journalism and privateenterprises. Archaeology is traditionally strong in obtaininggrants for research projects, especially PhD projects.

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language test

Minimum language requirements of TOEFL iBT 90 (with a minimum of21 on all items), or IELTS 6.5 (with a minimum of 6 on all items).ERK level B2 (preferably C1).

Admission requirements

Specific requirementsMore information
language test

Minimum language requirements of TOEFL iBT 90 (with a minimum of21 on all items), or IELTS 6.5 (with a minimum of 6 on all items).ERK level B2 (preferably C1). Students who gained a bachelor's degree certificate from an English-taught degree programme, will automatically meet the language requirements.

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