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Ph.D. On Campus

Archaeology

The University of Edinburgh

36 months
Duration
21150 GBP/year
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About

We have a long and distinguished tradition of teaching, research and fieldwork in Archaeology programme at The University of Edinburgh, all of which are closely integrated. 

Overview

We have active research contacts with:

  • National Museums of Scotland
  • Scottish Universities Environmental Research Centre
  • Historic Environment Scotland

You will be assigned two supervisors who will provide expert academic guidance on your chosen research topic. You will meet regularly to discuss your progress and research plans, as well as drafts of your thesis/dissertation chapters, conference papers and potential articles.

In addition to individual supervision, all our PhD students pursue an individually tailored programme of research and professional skills training agreed with their supervisors.

Career opportunities

PhD students in the Archaeology programme at The University of Edinburgh develop a highly valued set of research and professional skills which enable them to go on to a wide variety of careers including academia and in sectors such as museums and heritage, commercial or developer-funded archaeology, the civil service and teaching.

Programme Structure

Focal areas of research include:

  • bioarchaeology
  • human–environment interactions
  • the transition from hunter-gatherer to farming communities
  • the development of complex societies

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months
  • Part-time
    • 72 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

 If you are applying for funding or will require a visa then we strongly recommend you apply as early as possible.

Credits

360 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A UK 2:1 honours degree in a relevant discipline and a relevant masters degree with an overall mark of at least 65%, or international equivalent.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    21150 GBP/year
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    Based on the tuition of 21150 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

    4500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4500 GBP per year during 36 months.

PhD part-time fees

  • Overseas: £10,575
  • Home: £2,250

Living costs for Edinburgh

725 - 1167 GBP /month
Living costs

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Funding

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