Full list of modules and timetable

Please note: this list may alter slightly from year to year depending on staff availability and timetabling


Core modules, weeks 2-9 Research skills, weeks 2-5
Analysing historic buildings Buildings survey (module runs twice)
Analysis and visualisation Community activism (module runs twice)
Animal bones for archaeologists Experimental archaeology design & practice
Approaches to conservation Human bone practicals 1 (module runs twice)
The archaeology of human bones Landscape and earthworks survey
Becoming human: evolving minds and societies Practical buildings conservation
Concepts of landscape Virtual anatomy 1
The context and practice of gathering field archaeology data Virtual reality and 3D modelling for Archaeology
Cultural heritage management 1 Zooarchaeology 1: identifying animal bones
Domestic historic interiors  
Hard tissue biology  Research skills, weeks 6-9
Making the nation Buildings survey (module runs twice)
Mesolithic lifeways Characterisation
Primate ecology and evolution Community activism (module runs twice)
Public History I: Meaning and Values (elective) Digital Imaging
The Vikings Geoarchaeology
  Geographical information systems (GIS)
For all MA/MSc students: Masters Essential Skills Geometric morphometrics 1
  Heritage protection (module runs twice)
  Human bones practicals 1 (module runs twice)


Core modules, weeks 2-9Research skills, weeks 2-5
Analysis, interpretation, and dissemination of field archaeology data Artefacts from excavation
Ancient biomolecules Debates in museum theory and practice
Archaeology of households Geometric morphometrics 2
Cultural heritage management 2 Heritage protection (module runs twice)
Death and burial Human bones practicals 2 (module runs twice)
Digital publication and web technologies Perspectives in landscape research
Empire of improvement Spatial analysis in GIS
Experimental archaeology in context Sustainable building conservation skills
Functional and musculoskeletal anatomy Using archaeological data
Human evolutionary anatomy Research skills, weeks 6-9
Hunting and gathering societies Applied Buildings Survey
Interpreting animal remains Conservation solutions
Interpreting historic buildings Geophysical survey
Issues in cultural heritage conservation Heritage education
Medieval settlement and communities Heritage film-making
Mesolithic Funerary Archaeology Human bones practicals 2 (module runs twice)
Themes in the prehistoric landscape Material culture theory in practice
  Virtual anatomy 2
For all MA/MSc students: Masters Essential Skills Working on the web
  Zooarchaeology 2: exploring the assemblage