prehistoric Archaeology - Masters

City Student Scholarships Category Duration Admission Requirements Education Institution
Copenhagen, Aarhus SU berettiget Masters 2 year Bachelor University of Copenhagen
Aarhus university
City Copenhagen, Aarhus
Student Scholarships SU berettiget
Category Masters
Duration 2 year
Admission Requirements Bachelor
Education Institution University of Copenhagen
Aarhus university
prehistoric Archaeology

To become thoroughbred archaeologist you have to take the 2-year Master's program. And if you think the bachelor was exciting, then you will be pleasantly surprised by the freedom of choice of candidate member. You get even allowed to choose your archaeological themes, and during the two years you must try out two archaeological projects. Mainly trades focused on methodology, source criticism, archaeological theory, source collection, so you experience the archeology is more than just sod.

It is very appropriate for a construction company, and thus for a municipality to use an archaeologist for excavations before contracting company possibly. destroying anything that could reveal a new story for Denmark.

Prehistoric Archaeology dealing with our ancestors' life and culture and how the society we live in today has become.

To do this one must be in contact with many different disciplines. When, for example. examined the skull and stomach of the Tollund or Egtvedpigen so used that scientific methods for finding out how they died and what they have eaten. At the same time you will have to learn about ethnography, history and social sciences in order to interpret and understand the ancient cultures. Therefore, you should have knowledge of biology, zoology and geology to provide the best analysis of a find.

You will in the study also had to use English and German as much literature available in these languages ​​and job opportunities is international and it is also an advantage to know French.

Job Opportunities

Archaeologist at local museums, positions at the National Museum and the University of Aarhus. Finally, there is increasing demand for archaeologists to manage our landscapes by conservation authorities.