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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    University Park Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

The combination of science and archaeology produces thrilling insights into the human past. You will investigate the past using a range of scientific approaches. You will handle human skeletons and ancient artefacts, in labs and in the field. You will analyse their chemical and isotopic profiles, and use the results to develop understanding.This course includes 20 days of archaeological fieldwork. You will participate in an approved excavation project, or a related placement, in the UK or overseas. You will also study heritage issues and the professional aspects of archaeology, working in groups to create a heritage project based on a local site.As well as the wide range of modules offered by the Department of Classics and Archaeology, each year you also have the option to take some subsidiary modules offered by other Departments such as History, Philosophy or History of Art, or to study a language.You do not need to have archaeological experience to join the course. We will provide you with core training in archaeological methods and techniques. As you progress you will specialise in scientific skills and independent research.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 20,000per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of Nottingham

  • University League Table

    20th

  • Campus address

    University of Nottingham, University Park, Nottingham, Nottingham, NG7 2RD, England

The university offers a range of scholarships specifically for international applicants studying at any level.
A large number of courses at the university include a placement or work experience element, ensuring that students receive first-hand professional experience.
The university runs a free welcome programme for new international students from outside the EU joining the University of Nottingham in September every year.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    17th out of 32

  • Entry standards

    / Max 212
    138 69%

    14th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    70 70%

    17th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.06 81%

    18th

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