University of Nairobi

University of Nairobi (UoN)

MASTER OF ARTS IN ARCHAELOGY

  • Bachelors Degree Program
  • Duration : 2 years

Course Overview

Course Objectives

The main objective of the postgraduate programme at the Univesity of Nairobi is to produce high cadre personnel that can effectively contribute to national development using geographical and environmental knowledge.

Course Program

Semester I


Core Units


History of African Archaeology


Dev. in Archaeo-Anthropological Thought


Electives


Plio-Pleistocene Archaeology


Modern Human Origins


Holocene and Later Prehistory in Africa


Eastern African Coastal Archaeology


Semester II


Core Units


Principles of Geo-Archaeology


Advanced Methods of Assemblage Analysis


Electives


Applied Ethnoarchaeology


Site Conservation and Museum Practice


Advanced Archaeological Field Methods


Special Topic


Semester III


Core Units


Palaeoenvironment and Palaeoecology of Africa


Research Design and Proposal Writing


Electives


Advanced Seminar


Advanced Social Statistics I


Themes in World Prehistory


Advanced Database Management for Social Science


Semester IV


Project Paper

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