Prehistoric Archaeology Program By Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona |Top Universities
  • QS World University Rankings
  • Degree Other
  • Study Level Masters
  • Study Mode On Campus
  • Course Intensity Full Time
  • Fees(EUR) 3960-
  • Scholarships Yes
  • Start date Sep
The Official Master's Degree in Prehistoric Archaeology provides advanced training in specialized analytical theories and methods, applied to the study of past societies. Providing training in the design and development of independent and interdisciplinary research projects. The training is also applicable to education and cultural sectors, and the management and dissemination of archaeology. It is aimed mainly at those with previous degrees in Archaeology, History, Art History, Anthropology, Biology, and Geology. The syllabus includes four compulsory modules. Two modules focus on the latest theoretical and methodological trends, especially those involving digital resources. The third includes external practice in a laboratory or entity dedicated to research and dissemination, to introduce the students to a dynamic work environment. The fourth, a master's thesis, allows the development of an original research project suited to personal interests. 

About University

Founded in 1968, the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB) is known for its excellence in research and quality in teaching, and is a reference centre in Spain and the European Union.

The UAB is a leading public university with a strong international vocation, highly committed to promoting mobility, collaboration and the capture of talent.

Academic teaching at the UAB is characterised by its multidisciplinarity and is closely linked to many research activities. The UAB pioneers the implementation of several action plans focused on increasing sustainability and environment-friendly measures on campus. 

The UAB offers top level academic programmes in all areas of knowledge, with almost 100 Bachelor's Degrees, over 500 Official and Master's Degrees and Graduate Diplomas and almost 70 PhD programmes.

In 2016, the UAB Barcelona Summer School was created. It offers a wide array of subjects in several fields and takes place from the end of June to the beginning of August. Most of the courses are taught in English, with an option to learn and improve your Spanish as a Foreign Language. Depending on the regulations of each home university, especially if there is a mobility agreement with the UAB, students will be able to transfer the credits earned during their stay to their current degree.

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