From the origin of humanity to the present, societies have maintained an intense and constant relationship with rivers, seas and oceans, which have conditioned their development and made up a significant part of their cultural heritage. The result is a specific culture that, inseparable from the historical evolution on the mainland, constitutes a cultural heritage whose research is essential for the global understanding of the genesis of today's society. Here lies the scope of study of this University Master's Degree.
Access profilePreferred qualifications: Bachelor's, Bachelor's or Diploma in Humanities (graduates in Archeology, History, Humanities, Geography, Anthropology, Fine Arts, Documentation, History of Art, or similar) and Sciences (Geological, Biological, Chemical, Environmental, Marine , Chemical, Naval and Ocean Engineering, or related).Professional outingsProfessionals in the field of heritage management, their priority field of work being that of museums and cultural institutions, or that of research in universities or specialized centers, both public and private companies, the logical continuation of which is the doctorate.objectiveTrain specialists capable of investigating and dealing with the cultural heritage accumulated throughout history as a consequence of the use of the sea by man.Direct accessPreferred qualifications: Graduates, Graduates or Diplomas in Humanities (graduates in Archeology, History, Humanities, Geography, Anthropology, Fine Arts, Documentation, History of Art, or related) and Sciences (Geological, Biological, Chemical, Environmental, Marine, Engineering Chemical, Naval and Oceanic, or related).
CurriculumMandatory common module
Methodology and HistoriographyIntroduction to Nautical and Underwater Archeology 3
Land infrastructures and nautical knowledge 5
Naval architecture 4
Navigation in ancient times 3
Maritime expansion 3
Methods and techniques: from prospecting to excavation 4
Applied Sciences and Techniques 4
Conservation, protection and dissemination of underwater cultural heritage 4Specific modules
Written Documentary Sources for Nautical and Underwater ArcheologyIntroduction to Paleography and Diplomatics 5
Research of underwater cultural heritage in archives 5Nautical and Underwater Archeology in AntiquityScientific research on a ship of antiquity 10Nautical and Underwater Archeology in Medieval and Modern TimesScientific research on a ship from medieval and modern times 10Practice moduleInternships in institutions or companiesEnd of Master's work moduleMaster's Final Project 12Total Credits: 60 (each credit is equivalent to 25 hours of student work).