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ArchaeologyPart of HumanitiesUndergraduate study

Undergraduate tracks

Through the structure of optional modules, you are able to develop your own interests within one or more of our areas of research excellence. An important part of this is the dissertation, where you have the opportunity to carry out a research project within your chosen specialism under the supervision of an academic member of staff.

BA Archaeology

Year Roman
archaeology
Human origins Fieldwork studies Museums/
Heritage
1 Introduction to Classical and
Medieval Archaeology
Human Origins Science and
Method
Introduction to Archaeology
2 Romans and
Imperialism
Strategies for Survival Archaeological survey Archaeology and
Society
3 Roman Urbanism Stories in Stone Geophysics Heritage Management
Museums and Archaeology


BSc Archaeology

Year Computing
and
analysis
Maritime archaeology Osteoarchaeology Survey and Geophysics
2 Artefacts Analysis Lab Introduction to
Maritime Archaeology
Osteology & Comparative Anatomy Archaeological Survey and
Recording
3 Archaeological Computing From Sea-level to Society:
advanced themes in Maritime Archaeology
Human Evolutionary Anatomy
Forensic Archaeology &
Anthropology
Geophysical Survey


BA Archaeology and History

Year Roman Medieval Themed: Women
in the past
2 Romans and Imperialism
Cleopatra’s Egypt
Themes in Medieval History
Sin and Society 1100-1500
The Social life of Objects
Gender, Sexuality and Social Order
3 Roman Urbanism
The Dead Sea Scrolls
Feudalism and Early Capitalism
The Henrician Reformation
Feminism and Archaeology
Alternative Sexualities


BA Archaeology and Geography

Year Survey techniques Early humans and their world Culture and Society
2 Archaeological Survey
Remote Sensing for Earth Observation
Strategies for Survival
Quaternary Environmental Change
The Social life of Objects
Innovation, Creativity and Space
  Geophysics
Remote Sensing the Terrestrial Environment
Stories in Stone
Paleoecology and Landscape Change
Roman urbanism
Global cities
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