Master of Archaeological Practice (MArchP) Program By University of Otago |Top Universities
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Program Duration

12 monthsProgram duration

Tuitionfee

$53456/year Tuition fee(NZD)

Scholarship

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Program overview

Main Subject

Archaeology

Degree

Other

Study Level

Masters

Study Mode

On Campus

The Master of Archaeological Practice (MArchP) is an applied, professional qualification – linking theory with practice – that aims to develop our future leaders’ knowledge and experience in archaeological heritage management. The management of our heritage and archaeological legacy is a growing sustainability issue. Currently, New Zealand has a need for qualified archaeologists to work in the heritage sector. This new programme responds to both an industry demand, and a desire by students and workers in the area for a high-level qualification. This programme focuses on the unique landscapes, cultures and policies of New Zealand and the Pacific Islands. It addresses the following areas: The management of New Zealand and Pacific cultural heritage places; Working with Māori and Pasifika communities; The application of archaeological approaches and methods within a heritage context; Understanding the diverse relationships between people, places and the past.

Program overview

Main Subject

Archaeology

Degree

Other

Study Level

Masters

Study Mode

On Campus

The Master of Archaeological Practice (MArchP) is an applied, professional qualification – linking theory with practice – that aims to develop our future leaders’ knowledge and experience in archaeological heritage management. The management of our heritage and archaeological legacy is a growing sustainability issue. Currently, New Zealand has a need for qualified archaeologists to work in the heritage sector. This new programme responds to both an industry demand, and a desire by students and workers in the area for a high-level qualification. This programme focuses on the unique landscapes, cultures and policies of New Zealand and the Pacific Islands. It addresses the following areas: The management of New Zealand and Pacific cultural heritage places; Working with Māori and Pasifika communities; The application of archaeological approaches and methods within a heritage context; Understanding the diverse relationships between people, places and the past.

Admission requirements

Undergraduate

6+
6+
90+
176+
58+

Admission to the programme shall be subject to the approval of the Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Humanities).

Every applicant shall normally:

  • be a graduate with an ordinary bachelor’s degree in Archaeology, Anthropology or comparable major, and have an average grade of at least B+ in the 300-level papers for the degree, or
  • be a graduate with a Masters degree in a relevant discipline acceptable to the Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Humanities), or
  • have alternative qualifications or experience acceptable to the Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Humanities).

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Tuition fee and scholarships

Domestic Students

8,651 NZD
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International Students

53,456 NZD
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