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BA (Hons)Archaeology

University of Bradford
United Kingdom, Bradford
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Overview

Archaeology engages the entire human past in all its temporal and spatial dimensions.

This courses will let you discover how we study, preserve and interpret the past.

BA in Archaeology centres on field archaeology with a strong professional focus. It offers a wide range of topics including: an understanding of the application of theory to archaeology, the history of archaeological thought, material culture, the development of regional archaeological sequences, survey, excavation and site assessment.

The BA in Archaeology provides you with the opportunity to develop analytical and practical skills in the interpretation of archaeological material cultures and ancient civilisations.

The BA in Archaeology is underpinned by the opportunity to undertake a placement, offering real work experience, and in the final year by a substantial individual research dissertation in a topic of your own choosing.

Programme structure

Core Modules:

Archaeology of the British Isles
Archaeological Theory and Method
Human Evolution | Scientific Frameworks for Archaeology
AGES Field Course 1 (Malham)
Humans Past and Present
Archaeology
Field Course
Environmental Impact Assessment
Artefact Studies
Theoretical Archaeology
Britain and Ireland in the Neolithic and Bronze
Age 4000- 1000BC
Celts, Greeks & Romans
Individual Project

Option Modules:

Advanced Methods in Archaeology
AGES Field Course 2 (Majorca)
The Viking Settlement of the North Atlantic
Forensic Archaeology
Environmental Law and Governance
Reconstructing Past
Environments
Hunter Gatherers: Present and Past
Natural Hazards
Funerary Archaeology
Advanced Field Course

Career opportunities

In the summer vacation after your first year you will be expected to spend three weeks on a field project either with Divisional staff or organised through the Division.

This will give you skills in field methods and hands-on experience or archaeological practice.

Many students choose to spend longer than the minimum requirement.

In recent years students have chosen projects in Pompeii, Wales, York, Scatness or Unst (Shetland), the Yorkshire Dales (Malham) and Spain.

Approximately 50% of the recent graduates were in employment within six months of graduation, with many of the students entering archaeological-related careers, while many more of our graduates pursued Master’s courses or PhD research.

The Institute of Field Archaeologists, the professional body concerned with British archaeology, considers placement training period as part of the qualification for professional recognition.

Graduates are also employed in industry, where their general scientific expertise is welcomed.

You can take up careers in computing, management, or teaching, and many areas where employers are looking for transferable skills and an analytical mind.

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States