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Master Of Arts in Archaeology

Category: Archaeology

Degree: M.A.

Mode: Full Time

Medium: Campus

Level: PG

 

Archaeology is a study that deals with the knowledge about ancient monuments, historical structure and past civilization. Master of Arts in Archaeology is a postgraduate degree which is suitable for those who have completed their graduation/bachelor's degree in any of the following fields History, Archaeology, Anthropology, Sociology, and Geology. If a candidate is interested to pursue a course in archaeology then he has to join in the best institutes in India.

Career Prospects: -

This profession surely gives a golden opportunity for those who love to reveal the past. After successful completion of post graduate degree in archeology, one can get the job as Epigraphists, Numismatists. The former one is the study of inscriptions found on ancient monuments and temples etc; while the latter is the study of old tokens, coins or various other objects which are used in the earlier times.

One can work as tourist guide, interpreters and heritage administrator. One can undertake the teaching line after clearing NET (National Eligibility Test).

Skills Required to become a Archaeology: -

 

  • In this field patience is must.
  • One should have perceptive and questioning mind other than deep observation and logical thinking.
  • In this field essential demands are creativity and accuracy.
  • One should be ready undertake physical stress and strain as one might have to work outdoors continuously for hours and even at times in uncomfortable conditions.

 

Some best places were students can pursue the course: -

 

  • Delhi Institute of Heritage Research and Management (D.I.H.R.M.), New Delhi
  • University of Madras, Chennai
  • Osmania University, Hyderabad
  • University of Pune, Pune
  • Nagpur University, Nagpur
  • University of Calcutta, Calcutta

 

The candidate/student who wants to take admission into master's courses must have a bachelor's degree in History, Archaeology, Anthropology, Sociology, and Geology.

Job Prospects

This course offers a lot of practical knowledge which require clearing the interview undertaken by various firms and commencing programs to provide stable career for a candidate. Candidates are also getting higher job profiles from the leading firms of India and also from outside.

Jobs available under this field are: -

 

  • Archivists
  • Guide in Museums
  • Documentation Specialist
  • Heritage Conservators
  • Heritage Managers
  • Historian
  • Information Manager
  • Interpreters
  • Lecturer
  • Library Systems Analyst
  • Teachers
  • Tourist Guides
  • Writer / Editor with Publishing Houses

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