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MACultural Materials

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sheffield.ac.uk/..gy/cultural-materials-ma 

Overview

The study of cultural materials at Sheffield has been established through over twenty years of teaching practice as the department has developed a world-leading research agenda by placing archaeological and anthropological research frameworks at the heart of material-based enquiries.

The new MA in Cultural Materials consolidates this focus while allowing students to combine this with an in-depth knowledge of scientific techniques.

Students will prepare for research or professional careers through following research streams in Materials and Technological Analysis, Experimental Archaeology and Material Culture studies.

Alongside the opportunity to develop real skills in scientific techniques, students can also choose to specialist period or theme modules.

Many students use these opportunities to develop PhD funding applications for Sheffield and elsewhere.

Programme structure

Core modules

Landscapes in Archaeology: Methods and Perspectives
Landscape Survey Project
Reinventing Archaeology
Research Design: planning, execution and presentation
Work Placement in Landscape Archaeology
Heritage, Place and Community or Dissertation

This programme has three streams: Materials and Technological Analysis, Experimental Archaeology and Material Culture Studies.

Materials and Technological Analysis

Reconstructing Ancient Technologies: Ceramics
Reconstructing Ancient Technologies: Metals
Reconstructing Ancient Technologies: Vitreous Materials
Analysis of Inorganic Materials
Dissertation
Any unit in the department or wider faculty to the value of 15 credits

Experimental Archaeology

Reconstructing Ancient Technologies: Ceramics
Reconstructing Ancient Technologies: Metals
Reconstructing Ancient Technologies: Vitreous Materials
Experimental Archaeology
Dissertation
Any unit in the department or wider faculty to the value of 15 credits

Material Culture Studies

Research Design: Planning, Execution and Presentation
Reconstructing Ancient Technologies: Ceramics, Glass or Metals
Any unit in the department or wider faculty to the value of 45 credits

Teaching

Practicals
Fieldwork
Lectures
Seminars
Projects

Assessment

Coursework assignments
Dissertation or work placement

Apply now!
Application start
Aug 1, 2018
Pre-deadline
Dec 1, 2018 23:59
Europe/Vilnius time

This is a pre-deadline and we suggest to apply before this date

Primary deadline
Aug 1, 2018 23:59
Europe/Vilnius time

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States