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Archaeology - Postgraduate Research Opportunities

  • Awaiting Funding Decision/Possible External Funding
    Awaiting Funding Decision/Possible External Funding

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Archaeology PhD/MA by Research (On-Campus or by Distance Learning)

The University of Birmingham has a wide range of expertise in the field of archaeology. We offer teaching and research supervision in prehistoric, classical, Byzantine, historical, landscape, funerary, and environmental archaeology, as well as Geographical Information Systems and field survey.

The MA by Research programme requires you to prepare a dissertation of up to 40,000 words on a topic of your choice, for which an academic staff member will provide expert supervision.

The PhD – the most advanced research degree – leads to a dissertation of up to 80,000 words on a subject of your choice and under the expert supervision of an academic member of staff.

You can study an MA by Research or PhD programme on campus or by distance learning. Please note that if you are studying with us by distance learning, there is a compulsory annual visit to campus (every two years for part-time PhD students).

Research interests of staff include:

Archaeology of ritual and religion
Byzantine archaeology
Classical archaeology
Cultural heritage
Digital archaeology
Environmental archaeology
Funerary archaeology
Landscape archaeology
Prehistoric archaeology
Roman provincial archaeology

 

Funding applications for College scholarships are now open for 2019 entry.
 

Funding Notes

This programme is waiting to hear about funding for the next session, or external funding will be applied for once a suitable candidate is selected. Applications are welcome - please see programme details for further information.

Related Subjects

How good is research at University of Birmingham in Geography, Environmental Studies and Archaeology?

FTE Category A staff submitted: 25.00

Research output data provided by the Research Excellence Framework (REF)

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