Prehistory and Protohistory of Northwest Europe (MA)

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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 Prehistory and Protohistory of Northwest Europe at University of Groningen

Why did people choose to inhabit the Dutch coastal plain during prehistory? What was the relevance of megalithic monuments for later prehistoric societies?

Students in this track are trained to research these type ofquestions.

This track is part of the Master's degree programme ofArchaeology and builds on the knowledge and skills obtained in a BAprogramme of Archaeology.

Within the track three different specializations are available.These specializations have their specific core modules, but alsoshare courses with the other specializations within our MAprogramme.

The specializations are:

  • Prehistory and Proto-history in northwest Europe, with coremodules Prehistoric Cultural Landscapes and Terp-moundArchaeology
  • Bioarchaeology, with a core module of the same name
  • Arctic Archaeology, with the core module Sustainability at thePolar Regions

The first semester comprises one compulsory module, ArchaeologyToday, and two of the other modules named here. In the secondsemester there is the opportunity to do an internship or anadvanced GIS course. The final stage of the master's track is athesis.

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

Why did people choose to inhabit the Dutch coastal plain during prehistory? What was the relevance of megalithic monuments for later prehistoric societies?

Students in this track are trained to research these type ofquestions.

This track is part of the Master's degree programme ofArchaeology and builds on the knowledge and skills obtained in a BAprogramme of Archaeology.

Within the track four different specializations are available.These specializations have their specific core modules, but alsoshare courses with the other specializations within our master'strack.

The specializations are:

  • Prehistory and Proto-history in Northwest Europe, with coremodules Prehistoric Cultural Landscapes and Terp-moundArchaeology
  • Bioarchaeology, with a core module of the same name
  • Arctic Archaeology, with the core module Sustainability at thePolar Regions

The first semester comprises one compulsory module, ArchaeologyToday, and two of the other modules named here. In the secondsemester there is the opportunity to do an internship or anadvanced GIS course. The final stage of the master's track is athesis.

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

After your studies

Job prospects

Thanks to the Valetta Treaty on Archaeology, the job market in the Netherlands has been strong. These opportunities have nowdecreased, leading to a more diverse job market, within governmentand semi-government agencies, tourism, journalism and privateenterprises. Archaeology is traditionally strong in obtaininggrants for research projects, especially PhD projects.

Thanks to the Valetta Treaty on Archaeology, the job market in the Netherlands has been strong. These opportunities have nowdecreased, leading to a more diverse job market, within governmentand semi-government agencies, tourism, journalism and privateenterprises. Archaeology is traditionally strong in obtaininggrants for research projects, especially PhD projects.

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Bachelor-Master connections

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ArchaeologyAll Research universitiesNo additional requirements

Admission requirements

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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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