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MA Archaeology (Research)

Catalog id : 60133
 Course Level
Masters / PG
 Type
Full Time

 Duration
2 Years
 Start month
September

 Tuition fee

International
13225 EUR
National
2006 EUR
EU
2006 EUR

Application fee

International 0 EUR
National 0 EUR
EU 50 EUR
Department
Faculty of Humanities
Scores accepted
IELTS (min)6.5
TOEFL-IBT (min)92
TOEFL-PBT (min)580
GRE (avg)315
GMAT (avg)600
58

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About this course

The two year academic oriented research programme Archaeology provides students with enough opportunities to specialise in the archaeological component that fascinates them the most. However, a strong interest in academic research is essential. As future graduates of this Research Master's programme, participating students can choose between the specialisations European Archaeology and Mediterranean Archaeology.

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Eligibility Criteria

Please read all the requirements carefully. In the online application you will be asked to upload proof of all mentioned requirements.

  • The Master’s in Archaeology (Research) is open for application to all students with a Bachelor’s diploma from the UvA or from another accredited university, in: Archaeology and Pre-History
  • English language requirements: New Master's students should be able to speak, read, write and understand English at advanced academic level.
  • Application documents: To apply for this Master's programme students need to upload all of the application documents.
  • The exact admission requirements of this program can be found here: http://www.uva.nl/en/education/master-s/master-s-programmes/masters-programmes/masters-programmes/content/folder-2/archaeology-research/application-and-admission/1.-check-the-entry-requirements/admission-requirements.html

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Course Modules

The Research Master's programme Archaeology comprises 120 ECTS credits:

  • 90 credits for courses and tutorials.
  • 30 credits for the Master's thesis.

Each RMA student in archaeology has to follow three core courses (12 EC each). These courses have a very high theoretical content and explore the boundaries of the discipline. The core courses are also meant to strengthen the students’ writing skills:

 

  • Text and Matter
  • Matter, Materiality & Material Culture
  • Archaeology of Social Space

Electives

 

RMA students can choose electives from the ACASA 1MA Master's programme in Archaeology, by which they assign a specific focus in their study: Mediterranean Archaeology, North-Western European Archaeology or Landscape and Heritage Archaeology.

The exact Course Catalogue for this Program can be found at: http://studiegids.uva.nl/xmlpages/page/2016-2017-en/search-programme/programme/2261

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How to Apply

Please make sure to follow each step carefully.  

  • Check the entry requirements and deadlines
  • Register in Studielink [Please be sure to select the correct Master's study programme name in Studielink: "History" (without specifications in brackets).]
  • Submit the application to the Graduate School of Humanities
  • Provide Supporting Documents:
    • Copy of your passport or ID
    • Official transcripts of your BA and/or MA
    • BA diploma (for those who have already completed their BA)
    • Motivational letter
    • CV or resumé
    • Sample of written work (min. 10 pages)
    • English language test (unless they are exempt)
    • Programme specific documents (if applicable)
    • Receipt of application fee payment (non-Dutch BA only)
    • Scholarship application (excellent non-EU students only)
  • Pay the application fee (only for non-Dutch BA)
  • Register for courses
  • Pay the tuition fee

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