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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    12-SEP-22

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

**Course Overview**- Jointly accredited by the Chartered Institute for Archaeologists (CIfA) and the University Archaeology UK group (UAUK), with hands-on fieldwork at its core, drawing on humanities, social sciences and science, this course is the ideal start to your career.- Archaeology is a multidisciplinary practical degree. It produces graduates with sought-after transferable skills including critical analysis, communication and team working. From week one you will be in the field learning these skills on a real archaeological excavation. During the degree you’ll examine and interpret a variety of evidence from human remains, Palaeolithic stone tools, Anglo-Saxon jewellery and the latest ancient DNA evidence.- As well as lectures and tutorials, you’ll spend time each year on placement in the UK and/or abroad, working on excavations, making real discoveries and helping carry out cutting-edge research. Our graduates have been on digs at Avebury and Stonehenge in Wiltshire, Neolithic settlements and tombs in Orkney and an Anglo-Saxon cemetery in Cambridgeshire, to name but a few.- It’s a wide-ranging and practically based degree that gives you the opportunity to gain vital experience and build contacts with working archaeologists. With the mixture of academic understanding, practical skills and fieldwork experience, you’ll be one step closer to a career in archaeology, museums or academia.**Why study with us** - Spend 10 weeks in the field, working on real research excavations across the UK, making significant finds while developing both transferrable skills and knowledge.- Bachelor of Science with Honours in Archaeology is ranked 1st in England with 98% of students satisfied with teaching (National Student Survey 2020).- We have state-of-the-art facilities, including an on-campus training excavation site, archaeological science lab, soil flotation unit, dedicated human bone labs, 3D scanners and cutting-edge excavation equipment.**Further Information**Progression onto MSci course- After completing three years of full-time study you’ll have the option to graduate with a BSc (Hons) Archaeology degree. Or you can choose to undertake an additional year of advanced study and graduate with an MSci (Hons) Archaeology degree instead (this normally takes four years to complete in all).

Application deadline

15 January

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University information

University of Central Lancashire

  • University League Table

    89th

  • Campus address

    University of Central Lancashire, Preston, Lancashire, PR1 2HE, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    31st out of 33 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 212
    84 43%

    24th

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    56.0 56%

    21st

    4
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.92 78%

    24th

    3

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