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MA application procedure

Enquiries concerning any aspect of the programmes offered by the Sainsbury Research Unit are welcome.  Please contact the Admissions Secretary, or any member of faculty for further information or to discuss your interests.

Applicants should have, or be about to complete, a good undergraduate degree in anthropology, archaeology, art history or a related subject. Exceptions, such as candidates with extensive museum experience, may also be considered.

Applicants wishing to be considered for funding should apply no later than 20 March in the year of application. Later applications will be considered depending on available places. Overseas applicants are recommended to apply at least four months before the proposed start date in order to process visas and arrange payment of the deposit. The academic year begins in late September.


Application forms and course details may be obtained from the admissions secretary or apply online below.

How to apply

Online Application form and guidance notes