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Landscape & Environmental Archaeology: Advanced History, Theory and Methodology

  • Number of credits 15 credits
  • Level Master’s level
  • Starting Autumn Term 2021

About the course

This course introduces the theories and methods that underpin Landscape and Environmental Archaeology in order to generating a broader knowledge and understanding of the methods and techniques employed in both research areas. This is supplemented with empirical problem-based case studies that combine the methodological and theoretical aspects of Landscape and Environmental studies so that students gain a clear understanding of the interdisciplinary approach of both disciplines. Despite significant synergies, the disciplines have distinct developmental pathways in terms of their respective histories and their theoretical foundations. The various roles of Landscape and Environmental studies are considered, and the specific ways in which each subject area link into archaeology, archaeological theory and the commercial sectors are assessed.

Application and eligibility

Landscape & Environmental Archaeology: Advanced History, Theory and Methodology, 15 credits

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Starts

2 November 2021

Ends

16 January 2022

Study location

Umeå

Language

English

Type of studies

Daytime, 100%

Required Knowledge

A Bachelor's degree or equivalent first-cycle qualification comprising of at least 180 ECTS or a corresponding qualification from an internationally recognized university. Specific entry requirements are 90 ECTS in any of the following subjects, Archaeology, Environmental Archaeology, Geography, Geology, History, Anthropology, Classics, Biological and/or environmental sciences, or an equivalent/ related subject. Proficiency in English equivalent to Swedish upper secondary course English B/6.  

 Where the language of instruction is Swedish, applicants must prove proficiency in Swedish to the level required for basic eligibility for higher studies.  Entry requirements

Selection

Academic credits Applicants in some programs at Umeå University have guaranteed admission to this course. The number of places for a single course may therefore be limited.

Application code

UMU-13004

Application

Application deadline was 15 April 2021. The application period is closed.

Application and tuition fees

As a citizen of a country outside the European Union (EU), the European Economic Area (EEA) or Switzerland, you are required to pay application and tuition fees for studies at Umeå University.

Application fee

SEK 900

Tuition fee, first instalment

SEK 23,250

Total fee

SEK 23,250

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