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UCAS CODE: V402

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    13-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

BSc Archaeology at Winchester is designed for students who wish to study the archaeological application of biological , physical and earth science techniques. The degree combines an exploration of relevant scientific methodologies and approaches, with an examination of their use in resolving archaeological problems. The first academic year examines the theory and practice of archaeology; historic and prehistoric periods; and the methods, theories and approaches that underpin archaeological science. The second academic year introduces the scientific skills commonly used in archaeology. In addition to the core modules, you may focus your studies on biological, geological and/or physical science topics, while also studying the archaeology of one or more European archaeological periods. During the third academic year, you may focus on topics, periods or themes from the previous academic year or broaden your studies to examine the archaeology of the Mediterranean, the Americas, Africa and Anatolia/the Near East. You also carry out a piece of applied scientific research, normally using original laboratory and/or field data. The Department of Archaeology at the University of Winchester is a Registered Organisation with the Chartered Institute for Archaeologists (CIfA). You can become Affiliates of the CIfA. After graduation you can build up field experience to progress to full membership categories. You undertake fieldwork throughout the course, and have the opportunity, after the first academic year, to attend two periods of summer excavation. You are required to attend the summer training excavation for four weeks during the first summer vacation and should ensure you have accommodation available during late May and June.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 13,800per year

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UCAS Points : 104 - 120

An A level A*-C pass is required in one of the following: Mathematics, Geography, Environmental Science, Geology, Science or a related subject.A GCSE A*-C or 9-4 pass in English Language is required.

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University information

University of Winchester

  • University League Table

    105th

  • Campus address

    University of Winchester, Sparkford Road, Winchester, Hampshire, SO22 4NR, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    29th out of 32 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 212
    98 49%

    27th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    75 75%

    10th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.92 78%

    23rd

    7

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