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Our courses

Further your studies and gain professional expertise with a master's programme at Reading. We offer MA Archaeology and MSc Professional Human Osteoarchaeology courses.
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Why study with us?

Gain technical skills in key archaeological methods and techniques, and benefit from our fully equipped and dedicated laboratories
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How you'll study

Learn through a combination of seminars, lectures and workshops, and further your skills in conducting independent research and critical analytical thought.
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Life in the Department

Join our inclusive community of staff and students, where you'll be supported to develop your expertise and explore new areas of research.
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Our facilities

Learn about our extensive archaeology facilities, from purpose-built teaching laboratories to unique on-campus museums.

Our research

The University of Reading is ranked 1st in the UK for research quality and research outputs in Archaeology (Times Higher Education Institutions Ranked by Subject, based on its analysis of the latest REF 2021).
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Our stories

Read about our inspiring staff and students, and learn how our archaeological research feeds directly into your studies.
Athena SWAN Silver Award