Masters programmes within Archaeology as well as jointly with History include vocational, research preparation and conventional taught programmes. Explore the links below to find more about each course.
A Masters course examining how archaeological and other heritage sites, as well as artefact collections, are studied and managed. The programme takes an overtly international approach and includes the study of both museology and international heritage law. (Photo: Stonehenge, a World Heritage site.)
The MA Regional and Local History and Archaeology explores the development of the study of communities' histories by examining theories and models used by archaeologists and/or historians. This programme is administered by the Department of History. (Photo: a medieval house in Southampton.)
A Masters programme that is intended to prepare students for research at MPhil/PhD level. Students devote most of their time to researching and writing an extended dissertation, but also take modules in various aspects of research methodology. (Photo: pottery being entered into a database.)
A traditional humanities-based Archaeology Masters degree, focussing on approaches to studying archaeology at the level of the locality or region. This programme is administered by the Department of History. (Photo: reconstruction of the gardens at Fishbourne Roman Villa near Chichester.)
Classical Studies explores the civilisation of ancient Greece and Rome and its legacy, which has fundamentally shaped all later civilisations - including that of today. This exciting course combines History, Archaeology, Art, Drama, Literature and Philosophy. (Photo: the famous site of Delphi in central Greece.)
Students may enroll on MPhil/PhD degrees and research any topic in which the Department has staff expertise.
Find out more about research supervision opportunities in Archaeology