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Archaeology at Glasgow has an active postgraduate community, carrying out research on a wide range of topics from the Mesolithic to the present day and from Northern Scandinavia to the Eastern Mediterranean.OverviewOur key strengths are:Scottish archaeology, particularly in the Mesolithic and Neolithic periods and the Celtic, Pictish and Viking areasMediterranean archaeology, from Spain to Turkey, from Bronze Age mining to postcolonial studieshistorical archaeology, from the classical period to
Archaeology at Glasgow has an active postgraduate community, carrying out research on a wide range of topics from the Mesolithic to the present day and from Northern Scandinavia to the Eastern Mediterranean.
Our key strengths are:
Scottish archaeology, particularly in the Mesolithic and Neolithic periods and the Celtic, Pictish and Viking areas
Mediterranean archaeology, from Spain to Turkey, from Bronze Age mining to postcolonial studies
historical archaeology, from the classical period to the 20th century
the use of aerial photographic and satellite imagery for the understanding of landscape history through aerial archaeology
battlefield and conflict archaeology
The postgraduates in Archaeology at Glasgow enjoy one of the university’s most supportive, collaborative and friendly communities on campus. Intellectually, it’s a very generous group, with lots of opportunities on offer to MLitt and PhD students to get involved in existing projects or start new ones together, whether in the field or the classroom, or through conferences and publications.
Thesis length: 70,000-100,000 words, including references, bibliography and appendices (other than documentary appendices).
A Doctor of Philosophy may be awarded to a student whose thesis is an original work making a significant contribution to knowledge in, or understanding of, a field of study and normally containing material worthy of publication.
Students at the University of Glasgow benefit from living in Scotlandâs largest city and one of the most vibrant and fun places in the UK. From its culture, music and arts scenes to its lively and varied nightlife, Glasgow is an amazing place to be a student. Itâs also friendly and has a relatively low cost of living, in comparison to many other UK cities. The uni has students enrolled from more than 140 countries worldwide, leading to a diverse student body who can choose from undergraduate degrees in subject areas like the arts, medical sciences, social sciences and engineering. Teaching is spread over three campuses in and around the city, all of which have their own facilities. A degree from the University of Glasgow is well-respected and among the uniâs notable alumni are seven Nobel Prize winners and a Prime Minister.
Where you'll study
The Fraser Building
65 Hillhead Street
Glasgow, City Of