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Archaeology of Northwestern Europe (Archaeology)

Career prospects

Archaeology of Northwestern Europe

The Master's programme 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 can be employed in positions requiring in-depth knowledge of 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 archaeological research
  • local, national or international heritage management
  • the public presentation of archaeology
  • the broad cultural heritage sector including:
    • museums
    • archives
    • journalism
    • cultural tourism

An academic career

Graduates can also continue to do 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 the two-year Research Master's programme Heritage, Memory and Archaeology

Research MA Heritage, Memory and Archaeology