Terracotta Army found by Archaeologist

What kind of archaeologist will you become?

  • Master (Fulltime)
  • 1 Years
  • Leiden
  • Start date February, September

The master’s specialisation in Applied Archaeology offers you a brand-new academic programme to start your professional career in archaeology. This unique specialisation is a collaboration of Saxion University of Applied Sciences and Leiden University.

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Breeding ground for the archaeologist of the future

The programme Applied Archaeology combines the cutting-edge academic insights of Leiden University with state-of-the-art professional skills taught at Saxion University of Applied Sciences. 

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Forging your own path

What kind of archaeologist will you become? Will you focus on fieldwork, on policy-making, public archaeology, or rather on heritage management? In the Applied Archaeology programme you get to plot your own course!

Interested in this Master degree programme?

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During your study programme

In Applied Archaeology, you follow your personal interests, and choose a matching career profile and regional focus. Depending on your profile, you can choose to write your assignments of the Applied-courses, as well as the graduation project, in English or Dutch.

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After graduation

Through the courses you choose, you define which type of career in professional archaeology you want to pursue. Within Applied Archaeology you will develop skills and knowledge essential for a variety of archaeological careers. Whatever kind of archaeologist you want to become, Applied Archaeology gives you the best start!

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