At the end of its first year, the University of the Highlands and Islands Archaeology Institute MA in Contemporary Art and Archaeology secured a 100 per cent satisfaction rating in the Postgraduate Teaching Experience Survey.
The University of the Highlands and Islands has been rated as one of the top universities in the UK for postgraduate students
There are still a limited number of funded places for students looking to undertake an MLitt in Archaeological Studies or an MSc in Archaeological Practice at the University of the Highlands and Islands Archaeology Institute.
There are some places still available in the University of the Highlands and Islands Archaeology Institute MSc in archaeological practice – a world-leading course that equips students with the tools for work in the real world.
There are still some places available for students on our MLitt Archaeological Studies course, which gets under way in September.
The Archaeology Department at the University of Aberdeen is offering a fully funded PhD position in heritage studies and archaeopolitics. The project is situated within the growing interdisciplinary research direction of “the politics of the past”.
The archaeological benefits of roadwork developments in Scotland is the subject of a new Masters by Research (MRes) project funded by Transport Scotland.
Jasmijn Sybenga, a student at the University of the Highlands and Islands Archaeology Institute, has passed her PhD viva, with no corrections.
The Medieval Settlement Research Group (MSRG), in conjunction with the Universities of Leicester and Nottingham, is seeking a PhD candidate for its application for an M4C collaborative doctoral award: Dispersed Settlement in the West Midlands’ Severn Valley: An Interdisciplinary Approach.
Cardiff University and the National Museum Wales have a fully funded collaborative doctoral studentship available focusing on human/animal interactions in Wales between AD700-1000.
UHI Archaeology Institute student Magdalena Blanz has passed her PhD viva examination.
Dr Scott Timpany, a lecturer at the University of the Highlands and Island Archaeology Institute, will present a talk next week as part of the ongoing Highland Archaeology Festival.
Neil Ackerman, one of our PhD students at the University of the Highlands and Islands Archaeology Institute, is taking over the reins of the Scottish Graduate School for Arts & Humanities blog (sgsahblog.com).
The MLitt Archaeological Studies course at the University of the Highlands and Islands can be undertaken from anywhere in the world – as long as you have internet access and a computer.
We invited Andrea Freund PhD student currently studying at the University of the Highlands and Islands to write a guest blog on her research and exhibition into Viking runes.
University of the Highlands and Islands Archaeology Institute MSc student, Ross Drummond talks about his work at the Dunyvaig Castle excavation.
Last month we welcomed Justin Ayres, Masters student from Sheffield University, who joined us to work on the Smart Fauna Structure Ten project at the Ness of Brodgar with Dr Ingrid Mainland from the UHI Archaeology Institute.
For the next few weeks we have the pleasure of working with Don Helfrich – one of our MLitt Archaeological Studies students, from New Mexico in the USA.
Don usually completes the course remotely from his home, but for the next few weeks, he is experiencing the slightly different climate of Orkney to continue his research at The Cairns excavation.