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UCAS CODE: F420

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

  • Location

    Shetland College UHI

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Are you interested in archaeology but wish to focus on the scientific elements of this field of study? If so, the BSc (Hons) Archaeological Science could be perfect for you.This exciting new degree complements our existing archaeology programmes by exploring the range of science-based methods that form an integral part of archaeological research, from archaeobotany to zooarchaeology.On this course, you will receive high-quality, research-led teaching from staff engaged in world-class research on projects from various locations. Through this, you will develop scientific skills and knowledge through a range of science-orientate modules. You will participate in a range of activities during your degree studies including: taking part in world-ronowened archaeological excavations, laboratory-based study, fieldschools, and actively engaging in research. There are also options ot study abroad in your third year of study at one of our academic partner in Canada or the USA.You will have the opportunity to gain invaluable workplace experience through participation in our archaeological placement module, which will aid you in developing key real-world skills for life after your degree, whether in postgraduate research, archaeology or another chosen profession.In choosing to study at the University of the Highland and Islands, you will experience a vibrant and active learning environment and have the flexibility to study at one or more campuses throughout the region as you progress through your degree.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 13,620per year

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QUALIFICATION TYPE

A level : BC

must include a science subject at C or above

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University information

University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI)

  • Campus address

    University of the Highlands and Islands, UHI Executive Office, Ness Walk, Inverness, Highland, IV3 5SQ, Scotland

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    26th out of 32

  • Entry standards

    / Max 212
    141 70%

    11th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    n/a

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.88 78%

    27th

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