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The University of Edinburgh

Edinburgh , Scotland ,United Kingdom

MA Archaeology and Social Anthropology

Archaeology and social anthropology is the study of past and present human behaviour. This programme examines the diversity of human social and material culture both ancient and modern. Your undergraduate dissertation at the end of this programme can be in either subject.

Intakes

  • Jan
  • Sep

Application Processing Time in Days: 30

Minimum English Language Requirements

English Level Description IELTS (1.0 -9.0) TOEFL IBT (0-120) TOEFL CBT (0-300) PTE (10-90)
Expert 9 120 297-300 86-90
Very Good 8.5 115-119 280-293 83-86
Very Good 8 110-114 270-280 79-83
Good 7.5 102-109 253-267 73-79
Good 7 94-101 240-253 65-73
Competent 6.5 79-93 213-233 58-65
Competent 6 60-78 170-210 50-58
Modest 5.5 46-59 133-210 43-50
Modest 5 35-45 107-133 36-43
Limited 4 32-34 97-103 30-36
Extremely Limited < 4 < 31 < 93 < 30

Job Opportunity Potential

With an archaeology qualification from the University of Edinburgh, you will:

  • gain practical, social, intellectual and theoretical skills
  • learn to think logically through developing sound research and analytical skills
  • be able to compile and critically evaluate evidence in order to formulate and present an argument coherently
  • become familiar with a range of disciplines, enabling you to demonstrate intellectual flexibility and the ability to quickly adapt to new situations

Through fieldwork, you will develop a range of practical archaeological skills. These will enable you to appreciate more fully our human environment and its role in the contemporary world.

PSW Opportunity

  • 2 years

Admission Requirement / Eligibility Criteria

College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

CBSE All India Senior School Certificate Examination (SSC), CISCE Indian School Certificate (ISC) Standard XII: overall 80% with three subjects at 75%.

College of Science and Engineering

Higher Secondary School Certificate (All India SSC, HSSC, SSSC, ISC) where awarded by CBSE, CISCE or West Bengal State Board

Award of Certificate with five subjects at Class XII, with an overall average of 80% or above and minimum 80% in all required subjects (or 85% where we require a grade A at SQA Higher). 75% at Grade XII English.

Higher Secondary School Certificate (All India SSC, HSSC, SSSC, ISC) where awarded by other state boards

Award of Certificate with five subjects at Class XII, with an overall average of 80% or above and minimum 80% in all required subjects (or 85% where we require a grade A at SQA Higher). 75% at Grade XII English.

Advanced entry into Year 2 (Science & Engineering)

Advanced entry direct into Year 2 of many of our Science and Engineering degree programmes is possible for applicants who demonstrate exceptional academic achievement in the Higher Secondary School Certificate, but only where awarded by CBSE, CISCE or West Bengal State Board. Advanced entry is offered into Year 2 to students from India with the relevant Indian boards. For advanced entry applicants must achieve the award of Certificate with minimum of five subjects at Class XII, with an overall average of 85% or above and minimum 85% in all required subjects as stated in our prospectus.

College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine

Higher Secondary School Certificate (All India SSC, HSSC, SSSC, ISC) where awarded by CBSE, CISCE; West Bengal State Board or other state boards:

Biomedical Sciences & Medical Sciences

For Biomedical Sciences & Medical Sciences, award of Certificate with five subjects at Class XII with an overall average of 80% or above and minimum 85% in Biology & Chemistry.  75% at Grade XII English. 

Medicine

For Medicine, CBSE All India Senior School Certificate Examination (SSC) or CISCE Indian School Certificate (ISC) Standard XII with five subjects at Class XII, with an overall average of 85% and grades of 85% or higher in English, Chemistry plus two from Biology, Mathematics or Physics.

We do not require students to take an English language test in IELTS/TOEFL/Pearson etc, if they achieve the minimum 85% from their Standard XII examinations.

Applicants offering GCE A levels or the International Baccalaureate will be considered and must meet the minimum entry requirements for these qualifications.

Applicants must also take the UCAT.

  • Course Code: VL46
  • Course Type: Full Time
  • Course Level: Bachelors/UG Degree
  • Duration: 04 Year  
  • Total Tuition Fee: 88000 GBP
    Annual Cost of Living: 9207 GBP
    Application Fee: N/A
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