Top schools offering the Master of Archaeology degree programs:

La Trobe University
- The Master of Archaeology can be completed in 1 year full-time or part-time equivalent. A variety of scholarships and prizes are available for postgraduate students.
- The course allows graduates to prepare for a career in archaeology, particularly in heritage management, in Australia and internationally.
- La Trobe University is ranked among the world's top 250 institutions by the THE - QS World University Rankings, rated 241st globally in 2009.

Flinders University
- The Master of Archaeology program is offered by the Faculty of Education, Humanities, Law and Theology.
- Students may choose to exit from the Master program with the Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma, provided that they have met the requirements for these degrees.
- Flinders University has been placed in the top 64 universities in the Asia-Pacific region, and in the top 400 universities in the world (ARWU 2007).

Australian National University
- The Master of Arts specialising in Archaeology is designed for those who are seeking academic preparation for a career in archaeology.
- It is a two-year full-time degree (or part-time equivalent) program.
- ANU is ranked Number One in the southern hemisphere (ARWU 2008).

Durham University (UK)
- The MA in Archaeology offers students the chance to study archaeology at post-graduate level and specialise in a topic of their choice.
- The program can be studied on a full-time and part-time basis.
- Durham is ranked 2nd nationally among the the top Archaeology Departments in The Times' prestigious Good University Guide for 2010.

University of Cambridge (UK)
- It offers the Master of Philosophy (MPhil) in Archaeology degree. Modules taught include: Advanced Egyptian Language, Archaeological Science, Directed Readings, European Prehistory, Management of Archaeological Heritage, Material Culture, Topics in Egyptology, etc.
- University of Cambridge is ranked No. 1 in the nation for Archaeology according to the Guardian University Guide 2010.

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World University Ranking Tables

America - US News & World Report, The Princeton Review, BusinessWeek
Canada - Maclean's, Gourman Report Ranking of Canadian Universities
UK - Sunday Times, Guardian, Times Good University Guide, Daily Telegraph
World - Shanghai Jiao Tong ARWU Rankings, Webometrics, Newsweek
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