Further information

Facilities and Staff

UCL's Institute of Archaeology and Department of Anthropology provide a very stimulating environment for postgraduate study. In combination, they have over 100 academic staff and 450 Masters and Doctoral students coming from over 40 countries. Each department has excellent library and laboratory facilities and the resources of the British Library, British Museum and Natural History Museum are nearby.

The Institute boast a wide range of laboratory facilities relevant to this degree including dedicated laboratories for zooarchaeology (with a comparative collection of Near Eastern and European faunal remains), archaeobotany (with extensive comparative collections for seeds, wood, tubers, phytoliths and pollen), phytolith processing, sedimentology and scanning electron microscopy.

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

This degree has its own full set of webpages to assist in teaching and research.

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.
  • UK/EU students are eligible to apply to the Gordon Childe Scholarship

While you are here

After you leave

  • We expect that some graduates of the programme will go on to do PhDs but that others will be well-placed to pursue a wide range of professional careers both within and beyond archaeology, including employment as environmental specialists for contract archaeology units.

Further Information and Application Forms

  • Applications are normally accepted any time from 1st November to 1st August unless there are no longer any places available.
  • For further details, please email Dorian Fuller or the Institute of Archaeology's Graduate Admission Tutor.

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