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Archaeology and History of Art
Archaeology and History of Art MA
Archaeology and History of Art MA

Archaeology and History of Art MA

  • ID:UOA440056
  • Level:4-Year Bachelor's Degree
  • Duration:
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  • Type:Full-time

Fees (GBP)

  • TuitionFee/Month:£1,275.00
  • LivingFee/Month:£253.75
  • TuitionFee/Month:£1,275.00
  • LivingFee/Month:£253.75
Estimated Total/program:
£73,380.00
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Admission Requirements

Entry requirements

  • SQA Highers

Standard: AAAB or AABBB

Applicants who have achieved AAAB (or better), are encouraged to apply and will be considered. Good performance in additional Highers / Advanced may be required. Nat 5 English at C or better is required.

Minimum: BBBB

Applicants who have achieved BBBB (or are on course to achieve this by the end of S5) are encouraged to apply and will be considered. Good performance in additional Highers / Advanced Highers will normally be required. Nat 5 English at C or better is required.

Adjusted: BBBC

Applicants who have achieved BBBC, and who meet one of the widening participation criteria are encouraged to apply and will be considered. Good performance in additional Highers / Advanced Highers will be required. Nat 5 English at C or better is required.

  • A LEVELS

Standard Offer: ABB

NOTE: English is desirable. GCSE in English or English Language at C or better, or equivalent, is required.

  • International Baccalaureate

34 points overall, including average of 5 at HL.

  • Irish Leaving Certificate

5H at H2 OR AAABB obtained at a single sitting, including average of 5 at HL.

English requirements

  • IELTS Academic

OVERALL - 6.0 with: Listening - 5.5; Reading - 5.5; Speaking - 5.5; Writing - 6.0

  • TOEFL iBT

OVERALL - 78 with: Listening - 17; Reading - 18; Speaking - 20; Writing - 21

  • PTE Academic

OVERALL - 54 with: Listening - 51; Reading - 51; Speaking - 51; Writing - 54

  • Cambridge English Advanced & Proficiency:

OVERALL - 169 with: Listening - 162; Reading - 162; Speaking - 162; Writing - 169

Course Information

The MA Archaeology route focuses on the humanities and social science side of archaeology. Courses in Archaeology will cover subjects such as the origins of modern humans, colonisation of the north, history and theory of archaeology, Scottish archaeology and excavation and research skills.

The History of Art programme at the University of Aberdeen provides students with an extensive specialised knowledge of the history of painting, sculpture, architecture and the decorative arts in Europe and North America from the Middle Ages to the present day.

You could work around the world in galleries, archaeology sites, teaching and communicating knowledge globally.

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Pathway Courses

International students who do not meet the direct entry requirements have the opportunity to complete the Undergraduate Foundation Programme at the University of Aberdeen International Study Centre. Upon successful completion you can progress to an undergraduate degree in Arts and Social Sciences with us.

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

There are many career options open to you within Archaeology and History of Art. An archaeology degree could lead you to work for the civil service globally, specific heritage attractions or to teach and provide research. By studying History of Art you have a rich knowledge base to inform and advise about specific artefacts and their historical relevance, working in heritage and museum sectors and education.

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