Official master's degree in Prehistory, Antiquity and the Middle Ages

Fosters the design and development of advanced research projects and training in digital resources and scientific analysis in prehistoric archaeology and ancient and medieval history

Content Official Master's Degree in Prehistory, Antiquity and the Middle Ages

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Master description

The Master's Degree in Prehistory, Antiquity and the Middle Ages consists of 60 ECTS credits and offers two areas of specialisation:

  • Prehistoric Archaeology
  • Antiquity and the Middle Ages

36 ECTS credits in this master’s degree are common to both areas of specialisation; the remaining 24 ECTS credits consist of four modules (6 ECTS each) required by each area of specialisation.

The syllabus is divided into two semesters (one academic year) and is research-focussed.

Course begins on

01/10/2020

Study plan structure

 

Type Credits
Compulsory 15
Optional 24
Master Thesis 15
External Practicum 6
TOTAL 60

 

Specialisation in Antiquity and the Middle Ages

 

Module Credits Type
Master's Dissertation 15 OB
Research Methodology in Prehistory, Antiquity and the Middle Ages 15 OB
Work Placement 6 OB
Archaeology of Conquest in Antiquity and the Middle Ages 6 OT*
Conflict and War in Antiquity: Documents for Research 6 OT*
Late Medieval Conquests (12th-16th centuries): Documents for Research 6 OT*
Production, Transmission and Reception of Ancient and Medieval Texts 6 OT*

 

* Specialization Compulsory


Specialisation in Prehistoric Archaeology

 

Module Credits Type
Master's Dissertation 15 OB
Research Methodology in Prehistory, Antiquity and the Middle Ages 15 OB
Work Placement 6 OB
Archaeology of the World 6 OT*
Bioarchaeology and Archaeology 6 OT*
Digital Archaeology 6 OT*
Gearchaeology and Archaeometry 6 OT*

 

* Specialization Compulsory


OB: Compulsory
OT: Optional

Discontinuation of courses

All optional subjects are not scheduled each year.

Additional information about the study plan