The main objectives of this MSc course in Archaeology are mainly three:
a) further training in of graduates in archeology or related scientific areas;
b) to provide vocational qualifications;
c) to promote the scientific development in this area.
The first aspect has to do with understanding the 2nd cycle in archeology as the graduate's specialization in a specific theme within this scientific field (or in its "branches" of History, Anthropology, Cultural Heritage, etc., or of Earth Sciences); the second derives from the State's (General Direction of Cultural Heritage) formal requesites to authorize the direction of archaeological research only to Masters in archeology; finally, the third aspect is inherent to the scientific production, ie, promoting the development of novel and original scientific work and thus, the development of research.
Duration: 2 years