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Master’s program (Master of Science) on Digital Heritage and Landscape Archaeology [DOWNLOAD THE FLYER OF THE PROGRAM HERE]

Program’s purpose and objectives

The Master’s programme Digital Heritage and Landscape Archaeology of the University of Cyprus is a unique postgraduate program in the area of the E. Mediterranean that offers a concrete interdisciplinary academic course platform dealing with the application of spatial technologies and GeoInformatics in the wider domain of Digital Humanities. The program will act as an interface between New Technologies and the Humanities, exposing students to the latest spatial technological developments, providing hands-on training to different instrumentation and software, promoting a critical perspective of their application in terms of addressing archaeological- and historical- oriented questions and opening a dialogue between different disciplines.

The particular knowledge and skills will equip students to deal successfully with the existing challenging conditions of the competitive job market in the humanities and provide them with a solid base of knowledge to continue their research at an even more advanced level.

The Master’s programme Digital Heritage and Landscape Archaeology contests the mainstream of the traditional graduate studies in the Humanities and it is targeting the following objectives:

Intended learning outcomes

Through the specific graduate program, students will be able to:

Prospective Students

Prospective students must have completed an undergraduate degree in Archaeology, History, Anthropology, or other related fields of research (e.g. History of Art, Architecture, Geography, Geology, Topography, Environmental Sciences, Biology, Physics, Chemistry, Computer Science, Engineering).

Graduates of the University of Cyprus and Universities of Greece must have an undergraduate diploma with a cumulative grade of 6.5 or higher. The equivalent is required for graduates from other Universities.

Official Language

The official language of the program (instruction and writing of assignments and the thesis) is English.

Scholarships

A number of fee-waiver scholarships will be offered to the best full-time registered candidates admitted in the graduate programme.

 

Sponsor

The Master’s programme Digital Heritage and Landscape Archaeology of the University of Cyprus is strongly supported by the Sylvia Ioannou Foundation.