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Postgraduate Archaeology

We offer post-graduate taught and research degrees in archaeology.

A vibrant and supportive post-graduate community

Whether you are studying for a Masters or Doctoral degree, you will find yourself in a vibrant and supportive community of post-graduate students. Dedicated work post-graduate work spaces within the department provide friendly locations for staff and students to meet in between classes and seminars.  Multiple seminar series feature invited guests from around the world who speak to their research and provide further opportunities to gather as a community. 

You will have access to incredible facilities and extensive collectionsOur recently established Experimental Archaeology research group is entirely led by post-graduate students.

Support for postgraduate students

All our postgraduates have full membership to the School and University libraries. They have access to:

  • the postgraduate common room
  • clusters of PCs (and can borrow laptop computers for research trips)
  • stationery, photocopying, postage and inter-library loan vouchers
  • teaching opportunities (where available)

Our research students have the full use of the Postgraduate Research Suite. It offers desk space and computing facilities. You can gain financial support from the School for research trips.

We have a lively research culture with a full seminar programme. The Forum is an online e-journal run by our community of postgraduate students.

They organise weekly seminars, an annual conference and contribute to Polaris, the School blog.

There are also three student societies, the:

Experimental Archaeology at Newcastle University

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