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Magister Thesis in Landscape/Environmental Archaeology

  • Number of credits 15 credits
  • Level Master’s level
  • Starting Spring Term 2022

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Here you will find everything you need to know before the course starts.

About the course

The course includes independent written project work where the student acquires in-depth knowledge with a focus on either landscape or environmental archaeology (or an integrated landscape and environmental archaeology extended essay if agreed with the supervisor). The student is able to implement and evaluate applications of theory and method within the discipline/s. The course can be included in a magister's degree or a master's degree. The course is part of the Master's Program in Landscape Archeology / Environmental Archeology, but can also be read as a stand-alone course. 

The student must write a scientific essay on a landscape / environmental archeological problem and defend it at a seminar. Furthermore, s/he must actively participate in seminars where extended essays are evaluated and be an opponent at an essay seminar. 

The course is given in English.

Application and eligibility

Magister Thesis in Landscape/Environmental Archaeology, 15 credits

Det finns inga tidigare terminer för kursen Spring Term 2022 Det finns inga senare terminer för kursen


24 March 2022


5 June 2022

Study location




Type of studies

Daytime, 100%

Required Knowledge

Univ: 30 credits courses at advanced level in landscape / environmental archaeology, or equivalent.  Entry requirements


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



Application deadline was 15 October 2021. Please note: This second application round is intended only for EU/EEA/Swiss citizens. Submit a late application at

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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Contactpersons for the course are:
Malcolm Lillie, Programme director