Archaeology - Postgraduate Certificate (with Optional Specialism), Certificate

  • N/A
    Application Deadline
  • 9 months
    Duration
  • Tuition
    3355
    Tuition (Full programme)
    2915
    Tuition (Full programme)
  • English (take IELTS)
    Language
University rank #172 Online
To assist in professional development; improve knowledge in a particular area; develop skills; enhance your employability and career; and provide a pathway to further postgraduate study. It is possible to use this route to accumulate credits towards our MAs in Archaeology and Heritage, Historical Archaeology or The Classical Mediterranean.

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Course Options

The title of your eventual qualification will depend on which module(s) you choose. You can study any two modules (30 credits each) or one module (30 credits) and a dissertation (30 credits). The University's Admissions Office will contact you to confirm your choices. Please note that, at this stage your application will just say 'Archeology Postgraduate Certificate'

Group A: Archaeology and Heritage modules

Take any two of the following for a Postgraduate Certificate in Archaeology and Heritage.

  • Landscape Archaeology
  • Managing Archaeological Practices
  • Archaeology of Standing Buildings (also in Group B)
  • Critical Approaches to the Archaeological Heritage
Group B: Historical Archaeology modules

Take any two of the following for a Postgraduate Certificate in Historical Archaeology.

  • Doing Historical Archaeology (also in Group C)
  • Archaeology of the Modern World
  • The Historical Archaeology of England (field-based)
  • Archaeology of Standing Buildings (also in Group A)
Group C: Classical Mediterranean Studies modules

Take any two of the following for a Postgraduate Certificate in Classical Mediterranean Studies.

  • Doing Historical Archaeology (also in Group B)
  • Encountering the Classical World (field-based)
  • Households and Domesticity in the Ancient World
  • Classical Landscapes
Or tailor your own course

Take any two modules from the lists above, from different groups, for a Postgraduate Certificate in Archaeology - use the link on the right.

Or specialise in one topic

Take one module from the lists above, plus a short (7,500 word) dissertation, to gain a Postgraduate Certificate in [name of module].

Teaching and assessment methods

The course is taught by distance learning and in the case of field-based modules, a week-long residential component. Each module contains at least two assignments which test a range of skills.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Study intensity Part-time
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Duration part-time 9 months

      9 months, by distance learning

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online

Programme Structure

Course Options

The title of your eventual qualification will depend on which module(s) you choose. You can study any two modules (30 credits each) or one module (30 credits) and a dissertation (30 credits). The University's Admissions Office will contact you to confirm your choices. Please note that, at this stage your application will just say 'Archeology Postgraduate Certificate'

Group A: Archaeology and Heritage modules

Take any two of the following for a Postgraduate Certificate in Archaeology and Heritage.

Group B: Historical Archaeology modules

Take any two of the following for a Postgraduate Certificate in Historical Archaeology.

Group C: Classical Mediterranean Studies modules

Take any two of the following for a Postgraduate Certificate in Classical Mediterranean Studies.

Or tailor your own course

Take any two modules from the lists above, from different groups, for a Postgraduate Certificate in Archaeology - use the link on the right.

Or specialise in one topic

Take one module from the lists above, plus a short (7,500 word) dissertation, to gain a Postgraduate Certificate in [name of module].

Teaching and assessment methods

The course is taught by distance learning and in the case of field-based modules, a week-long residential component. Each module contains at least two assignments which test a range of skills.

English Language Requirements

This programme requires students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Take IELTS test

Academic Requirements

A degree in Archaeology, Ancient History, Classical Studies or cognate subjects with appropriate content or equivalent professional qualifications or experience. Those with a first degree in other subjects may take some of our undergraduate distance learning modules as bridging courses to postgraduate study.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You don’t need a visa to study in this programme.

Tuition Fee Per Full Programme

  • GBP 3355 International
  • GBP 2915 EU/EEA
  • Starting in February 2017 or June 2017: UK and EU Students - £2,915 / International Students - £3,355
  • Starting in October 2017, February 2018 or June 2018: UK and EU Students - £3,243 / International Students - £3,243

Funding

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