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Further information

Facilities and Staff

The Institute of Archaeology provides a stimulating environment for postgraduate study, with over 290 registered Masters students and 120 MPhil/PhD students and extensive facilities. Its outstanding archaeological library is complemented by University College London's main library, University of London Senate House and other specialist libraries.

The teaching staff for this degree bring together a range and depth of expertise that is arguably unparalleled at other institutions.

  • Todd Whitelaw has wide experience and interest in Aegean prehistory, archaeological method and theory, landscape archaeology, ethnoarchaeology, complex societies, settlement archaeology, and ceramic analysis. 
  • Katherine (Karen) Wright has wide experience and interest in Near Eastern archaeology, archaeological method and theory, the archaeology of households, villages, cities, states; the emergence of craft specialization; the development of complex stone technologies; the social significance of cooking practices in the ancient world; the emergence and expansion of personal ornaments; gender; and anthropological interpretations of ancient Near Eastern texts.

Funding Opportunities

  • For details of Departmental funding opportunities please click here
  • A list of the funding opportunities available for students taking taught Masters programmes is provided by the Student Funding Office.

While you are here

After you leave

  • Some recent graduates of the programme have gone on to do PhDs while others have pursued an incredibly wide range of professional careers both within and beyond archaeology.

Further Information and Application Forms

  • There is no specific deadline for this degree. Applications are normally accepted anytime from 1st November to 1st August unless there are no longer any places available.
  • For further details, please email Todd Whitelaw, or the Institute of Archaeology's Graduate Admissions Tutor.

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