Postgraduate Students

MSc in European Archaeology

Our MSc in European Archaeology explores the richness of a region that presents innumerable opportunities for archaeological research, through examination of a wide range of periods, geographical areas and themes.

Programme description

The taught MSc in European Archaeology deepens your knowledge and understanding of specific topics selected by you, while developing your research and study skills to a high standard.

Programme structure

The programme comprises two semesters of teaching followed by an individual research project and can be tailored to suit your main interests.


Edinburgh offers wide-ranging resources and expertise for the study of European Archaeology.

Postgraduate community

With students from many different parts of the world, our postgraduate community is international in outlook, making the School a vibrant environment for you to share ideas, collaborate on research, gain new perspectives and meet like-minded individuals.

Entry requirements

Find out about the admission criteria and required qualifications for the MSc in European Archaeology.

Apply online

You will need to complete an online application which includes a degree certificate, transcripts and other supporting documents.

Scholarships and funding

Find out where to find available scholarships for your chosen programme of study.

Fees and costs

Find out about fees and costs, funding opportunities and our Graduate Discount Scheme.


How can an MSc in European Archaeology equip you for the workplace?

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