The programme can be completed in a minimum of 3 semesters and is credited with 90 ECTS.
During the first two semesters, 5 compulsories and 1 elective courses will be taught, three per semester. Each course is credited with 10 ECTS, so the maximum number of ECTS per semester is 30.
During the third semester, 1 elective course will be taught. In order to complete the remaining 20 ECTS, students have to conduct a Master thesis (20 ECTS) during the third semester.
During the summer semester, students will have the option to follow a “practical training in field archaeology” (ARC 615: 10 ECTS), which will be an elective.
The 250 hours of 10 ΕCTS* per course are allocated as follows:
- 39 hours for class attendance,
- 26 hours for course preparatory reading,
- 120 hours for study,
- 65 hours for essay writing/project implementation.
* 1 ECTS = 25 working hours
Writing and defending the master’s thesis is credited with 20 ECTS, as follows:
- 10 ΕCTS for the research phase,
- 9 ΕCTS for the writing phase,
- 1 ΕCTS for the thesis defense, in front of a three-membered committee.
Indicative Distribution of courses per semester
|1||Compulsory||Introduction to GIS Technologies in Archaeology||ARC 653||10 ECTS|
|2||Compulsory||Applications of GeoInformatics in Archaeology||ARC 670||10 ECTS|
|3||Constrain Elective *||Settlement and Landscape Archaeology||ARC 650||10 ECTS|
|Constrain Elective *||Maritime Cultural Landscape||ARC 654||10 ECTS|
|Constrain Elective *||Mediterranean Island Landscapes||ARC 651||10 ECTS|
|Constrain Elective *||Introduction to Cultural Heritage Management||ARC 663||10 ECTS|
* One Constrain Elective elective courses from those that are listed.
|1||Compulsory||Geospatial Analysis and Modelling in GIS (GIS II)||ARC 673||10 ECTS|
Computational and Analytic Techniques in the
Humanities and Social Sciences
|ARC 671||10 ECTS|
|3||Compulsory||Advanced Topics in Digital Humanities||ARC 699||10 ECTS|
|1||Compulsory||Master’s Thesis||20 ECTS|
|2||Constrain Elective*||Constrain Elective*||ARC XXX||10 ECTS|