Undergraduate Courses (UK)

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Bournemouth University

BA (Hons) Archaeology 

BSc (Hons) Archaeology 

BA (Hons) Archaeology and Anthropology

(These courses offer 'Maritime Archaeology' as an optional module)


University of Nottingham 

BA Archaeology

BSc Archaeology 

(These courses offer 'Underwater Archaeology' as an optional module)


University of Oxford

Classical Archaeology and Ancient History

(This course offers 'Mediterranean Maritime Archaeology' as an optional module)


University of Reading

BA Archaeology

BA Archaeology and History

(These courses offer 'Coastal and Maritime Archaeology' as an optional module)


University of Southampton

BA Archaeology

BSc Archaeology 

BA Archaeology and History

BA Ancient History and Archaeology

(These courses offer 'Maritime Archaeology', 'Landscapes and Seascapes of Britain's Past' and 'Archaeology of Seafaring' as optional modules)


University of Wales Trinity St David

BA Archaeology

(This course offers 'Nautical Archaeology' as an optional module)


University of Winchester

BA (Hons) Archaeology

BSc (Hons) Archaeology

(This course offers 'Maritime Archaeology' as an optional module)


University of York 

BA (Hons) Archaeology

BSc (Hons) Archaeology 

BA (Hons) Historical Archaeology

(These courses offer 'The Archaeology of Coastlines' as an optional module)


Postgraduate Courses (Worldwide)

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University of the Highlands and Islands (UK)

MSc Archaeological Practice 

(This course offers 'Maritime Archaeological Heritage' as an optional module)


Reading University (UK)

MA Archaeology

(This course offers 'Coastal and Maritime Geoarchaeology' as an optional module)


University of Southampton (UK)

MA Maritime Archaeology

MSc Maritime Archaeology


Finders University (Australia)

Maritime Archaeology 


Alexandria University (Egypt)

Maritime Archaeology

Archaeology Underwater


East Carolina University (USA)

Maritime History of the Western World to 1415

Maritime History of the Western World since 1815

Techniques of Museum and Historic Site Development

History of Theory of Nautical Archaeology

Maritime History of the Atlantic World 1415-1815

Sea Power 480BC to Present

Conservation of Material from an Underwater Environment

Advances Archaeological and Museum Artefact Conservation

Ship Reconstruction

Studies in European Maritime History and Archaeology

History of Marine Architecture and Ship Construction

Research Methods in Nautical Archaeology

Advances Methods for Maritime Archaeology

Scientific Diving


University of Southern Denmark (Denmark)

Maritime Archaeology


Texas A&M University (USA)

Nautical Archaeology Programme


University of Haifa (Israel)

Maritime Civilisations 


University of Cyprus (Spain)

Field Archaeology on Land and Under Sea


A number of the organisations listed above are members of the UNESCO UNITWIN Underwater Archaeology Network, to learn more about this, click here. 

These links have been provided as a resource to NAS members, the society takes no responsibility for them or their accuracy of information.