Archaeology

POSTGRADUATE SPECIALISATION

A postgraduate specialisation in Archaeology offers an advanced level approach to the discipline of Archaeology. Students will engage with the ancient world through the medium of material culture, examining a diversity of approaches to the interpretation of evidence. You will explore a wide variety of case studies from the great civilisations of the past through to issues of modern heritage.

Specialisation outline

Master of Arts Satisfactory completion of 8 units of study (48 credit points) (cp). A minimum 6 units of study in the subject area are required (36cp). Remaining units of study are chosen from the list of approved electives, or undertaken in a relevant or related field, subject to the approval of the academic coordinator. Candidates electing to undertake a dissertation (12cp) prepare a research proposal and discuss their topic with the academic coordinator prior to enrolling. Graduate Diploma in Arts Satisfactory completion of 6 units of study (36 credit points) (cp). All units of study are completed from the list of approved units of study. Graduate Certificate in Arts Satisfactory completion of 4 units of study (24 credit points) (cp). All units of study are completed from the list of approved units of study.

Capstone specialisation

Eligible candidates undertaking the degree of Master of Arts have the option of completing a dissertation on an approved topic over two units of study, normally undertaken over two semesters, with a value of 12 credit points, under the supervision of an academic staff member.

Graduate opportunities

Sydney Master of Arts graduates hold an advanced learning qualification in their chosen specialisation that may qualify them for further study or research opportunities in the subject area, or enhance career opportunities with employers who value the outstanding analytical, communications, interpersonal and problem-solving skills of humanities and social sciences postgraduates.

Location

Camperdown campus

Specialisation study mode

On-campus

Our courses that offer this postgraduate specialisation

Not available in 2014