Archaeology PhD/MA by Research (On-Campus or by Distance Learning)
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 for a PhD on campus or by Distance Learning
- Phenomenology of landscapes; battlefield archaeology; archaeological approaches to warfare and violence.
- Prehistoric landscape archaeology and geomatics, including cultural resource management, using GIS for the predictive modelling of site archaeological locations.
- Roman provincial archaeology; late antiquity; urban archaeology; current fieldwork in Éauze, France.
- Neolithic and Bronze Age Europe; archaeological theory; archaeology of ritual and religion; archaeology, visual representation and popular media; current fieldwork includes the Medway valley Prehistoric Landscapes project and the Stonehenge Hidden Landscapes project.
- Environmental archaeology and palaeonentomology, use of insect remains to examine the development of the Holocene landscape of the Trent Valley and the Severn Estuary; insect faunas from both urban and rural human habitation sites and their use in the interpretation of archaeological contexts and ultimately human behaviour.
- Classical archaeology; Greek prehistory; Bronze Age Macedonia; current research at Mycenae, Knossos, Assiros and Servia.
- Late prehistoric, Romano-British and Dark Age British archaeology; industrial archaeology; research projects include the Wroxeter Hinterland Project.
- Byzantine archaeology; urban and rural economy.
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.
FTE Category A staff submitted: 25.00
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