MA Archaeology

Durham University
England, United Kingdom
Master's Degree
Study mode
Full-time, Part-time
1 year
Total tuition fee (local)
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Total tuition fee (foreign)
USD 19,241

Entry Requirements

  • An Honours Degree, usually at the 2:1 level or higher, preferably in:
    • Archaeology
    • Anthropology
    • Or related fields
    • Or an international equivalent such as a GPA of 3.0 or above.
  • Score of 7.0 or above in IELTS with no component under 6.5; or 600 or above in TOEFL PBT; or 102 or above with no element below 25 in TOEFL IBT; or an equivalent qualification.


The MA in Archaeology can be studied on a full-time and part-time basis, and allows you to choose from four specialist strands:

  • Prehistory
  • Egypt/ Ancient India/ Near East
  • Roman Archaeology
  • Historic Archaeology.

All share a compulsory module in research and study skills (RSS). This is a compulsory module common to all pathways offered within the Course (see below). Thus all routes offer a preparatory training to undertaking a PhD. 

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