Introduction

Reap the benefits of our unique location in North-East Scotland, surrounded by major archaeological sites from ancient civilisations on the mainland (and Orkney).

Study Information

At a Glance

Degree Qualification
MSc or PhD

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The Department of Archaeology is unique in that it focuses explicitly on the lifeways and worldviews of northern cultures, encompassing a region that takes in the North Atlantic, Northern Eurasia, high-latitude North America and the North Pacific.

Archaeological research in Aberdeen is focused in three thematic areas.

Our Research

Archaeological research in Aberdeen is focused in three thematic areas.

Research Interests

Aberdeen Global Scholarship (EU)

The Aberdeen Global Scholarship is open to European Union (EU) students.

This is a £2,000 tuition fee discount available to eligible self-funded Postgraduate Masters students who are classed as International fee status and are domiciled in the EU, plus another £3,000 discount for eligible Postgraduate Masters students who would have previously been eligible for Home fees (Scottish/EU) fee status.

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Entry Requirements

To apply for this programme must have at least a good Honours degree in a related subject or discipline.

If English is not your first language you must also show evidence of attaining standards in English. View English language criteria

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Careers

Many of our researchers pursue an academic career undertaking research, teaching and curatorial posts in universities, museums and private institutions and work in a range of areas from interpreting ancient environments to communicating archaeology to the public. In addition to more traditional occupations, a growing number of archaeologists are now employed by a range of governmental and non-governmental heritage organisations.

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Postgraduate Research School - School of Engineering, Geosciences and Natural and Computing Science
University of Aberdeen
Crombie Hall
Aberdeen
AB24 3TS