Drawing on a range of expertise in prehistoric and historic landscapes, the MA (Landscape Archaeology) offers an intensive one-year programme in landscape archaeology. The course provides a critical understanding of the study and interpretation of landscapes, and their components, character and relevance. Landscape has become an increasingly significant concept in modern Ireland, and is a central part of both academic research and contemporary heritage management.
3 Good Reasons To Study This Course
1. Theory in the field: A strong element of the programme is the field-based teaching, which is held in various archaeological landscapes around the country.
2. Workshops: A series of field survey workshops forms also part of the programme, teaching you the basics in manual surveying, total station survey and geophysical surveys, as well as high precision GPS survey.
3. Presenting landscapes module: A one-week field school in the Burren, Co. Clare, offers a unique opportunity to apply theoretical and practical skills acquired.