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Postgraduate Open Days

Durham University is holding Postgraduate Open Days in the afternoon of Wednesday 8th February 2023 as well as online “open days” from 13-19th February for those who cannot visit in person.

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Durham University regularly offers bursaries and scholarships for PGT level study.

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Durham University Department of Archaeology

Durham University Department of Archaeology is one of the top archaeology departments in the world.

It has a large energetic and friendly community of postgraduate students at master's and PhD level.  We enjoy close relationships with other departments such as The Geography Department and the Classics and Ancient History Department, and with various centres and institutes of the University, including the Centre for Visual Arts and Culture and the Institute for Medieval and Early Modern Studies among others. 

The Department offers seven well-regarded taught postgraduate degree programmes that support paths into professional and academic careers. Including:

MA in Archaeology

  • Classical and Roman
  • Egypt, Near East and Asia
  • Prehistoric
  • Medieval and Postmedieval/Historical
  • Landscape
  • Heritage of East Asia

MA in International Cultural Heritage Management

MA in the Conservation of Archaeological and Museum Artefacts

MA in Museum and Artefact Studies

MSc in Bioarchaeology

MSc in Human Bioarchaeology and Palaeopathology

MSc in Forensic Anthropology and Archaeology


Explore all of our Postgraduate Taught Courses