University of Glasgow
Archaeology/Film & Television Studies MA (Hons)
University of Glasgow

Key Course Facts

Salary

Salary of Graduates in History and Archaeology

Important: Salary data below is not course specific, but contains data of all students of Archaeology at the university. Due to data collection methodology, salary data is mainly based on data related to undergraduate students.

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £22000 £20500 £25500
25-75 percentile range £20000 - £28000 £15500 - £25000 £20000 - £30500


Salary of all UK Graduates of History and Archaeology

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £21028 £18322 £21387
25-75 percentile range £18551 - £25043 £13324 - £22893 £16219 - £27378

Course Description

Archaeology is the study of how people in the past interacted with their world, through a detailed study of their objects, sites, monuments and landscapes. You will have the opportunity to gain practical fieldwork skills in the UK and also abroad. Recent students have worked in the Baltic states, Cyprus, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Italy and Portugal. Film & Television Studies: This degree programme studies cinema and television as major forces of enjoyment and knowledge within modern culture. The city of Glasgow is a major centre for film and television production, and practitioners and policy makers from the creative industries visit the University regularly.

Jobs & Career Perspectives

15 months after graduation, graduates of this course were asked about what they do and, if they are working, about their current job and their perspectives.

Current jobs

Required skill level of job after 15 months

Jobs of graduates of this course (15 months after graduation)

Example below based on all graduates of Archaeology/Film & Television Studies MA (Hons) at University of Glasgow

30% Teaching Professionals
10% Business and public service associate professionals
10% Administrative occupations
10% Artistic, literary and media occupations
10% Sales occupations
10% Media Professionals
5% Customer service occupations
5% Business, Research and Administrative Professionals
5% Finance Professionals
5% Elementary occupations

Entry Requirements / Admissions

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for Archaeology

Qualification requirements

Access to HE Diploma

Please note applicants to joint degrees must meet the entry requirements for both subjects.


Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still study Archaeology/Film & Television Studies, MA (Hons), if you do not meet the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements.

Costs

Average student cost of living in the UK

Rent £518
Water, gas electricity, internet (at home) £50
Supermarket shopping £81
Clothing £35
Eating out £33
Alcohol £27
Takeaways / food deliveries £30
Going out / entertainment (excl.alcohol, food) £24
Holidays and weekend trips £78
Transport within city £17
Self-care / sports £20
Stationary / books £13
Mobile phone / internet £13
Cable TV / streaming £7
Insurance £51
Other £95
  
Average student cost of living £1092

London costs approx 34% more than average, mainly due to rent being 67% higher than average of other cities. For students staying in student halls, costs of water, gas, electricity, wifi are generally included in the rental. Students in smaller cities where accommodation is in walking/biking distance transport costs tend to be significantly smaller.

How to apply

Application deadline:

January 1, 2025

This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.

Possible Entry Points:

  • year 1 (Default entry point)

University Rankings

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About University of Glasgow

The ancient University of Glasgow owns and manages three distinct campus locations: Gilmorehill, Garscube, and Dumfries campus. The primary building for the majority of students is Gilmorehill, where learners have the opportunity to earn a degree from the university’s diverse Liberal Arts subjects, as well as participate in well funded research projects. The city of Glasgow has a well deserved reputation for having some of the friendliest locals in the UK, as well as being one of the cultural centres of Scotland.

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Where is this programme taught

Gilmorehill (Main) Campus
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