Career prospects

Archaeology of Northwestern Europe

The Master's in Archaeology of Northwestern Europe prepares you for a broad range of career opportunities.

The job market

Students graduating with a Master’s degree in Archaeology of Northwestern Europe can be employed in positions requiring in-depth knowledge of ancient, medieval and early modern archaeology. They also find their way into other jobs requiring a range of academic skills. Examples of sectors in which students who have followed this programme have found positions include:

  • Commercial archaeology, heritage management, and the public presentation of archaeology
  • The broad cultural heritage sector including museums, archives and cultural tourism

An academic career

Graduates can also go on to a PhD programme at the UvA, another Dutch university or a university abroad. When pursuing an academic career, it is advisable to discuss the possibility of joining a two-year Research Master's programme.

If you are passionate about archaeological research and show exceptional promise in the first semester of your ACASA Archaeology Master’s programme, you may apply to switch into one of our Research Master’s programmes:

Published by  Faculty of Humanities

31 May 2017