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Archaeology with Study Year Abroad BA (Hons)

University of Reading

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    OCT-22

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Explore the material remains of past societies – from the first hominins millions of years ago to the modern day – and broaden your skills and experience by studying overseas with our accredited BA Archaeology with Study Year Abroad degree.**Exciting career opportunities**Archaeology is more than studying the past: it’s a discipline that actively prepares you for the job market. You’ll develop an impressive range of practical and academic skills, whether you want to move into the archaeology or heritage sectors or enter a wide range of other industries and careers.More than 40 major infrastructure projects are planned across the UK over the next 17 years, and archaeologists are required for exploratory excavations and analysis before construction begins. A 2016 report from Historic England found that England's 3,000-person commercial archaeology workforce will need to grow by 25% over the next six years to meet demand.Many graduates use their breadth and depth of expertise across the humanities and sciences to enter careers such as teaching, policing, industry and commerce.**Train as an archaeologist at the University of Reading**- Ranked in the top 10 UK universities for Archaeology (QS World University Rankings by Subject, 2021).- Scores consistently between 90-100% for overall student satisfaction (National Student Satisfaction, 2010-2020).- 97% of our research is judged to be of international standing (Research Excellence Framework 2014).- 94% of leavers are in work and/or study 15 months after the end of their course (Graduate Outcomes Survey, 2017/18; First Degree responders from Archaeology).Over four years, you’ll learn how to investigate, interpret and present our human past.Archaeology at Reading also allows you to put your learning into practice, through excavations, surveying or GIS (geographic information systems), and make a direct contribution to new subject knowledge.We’ll support you to develop a broad range of subject-specific and transferable skills that span the humanities and sciences. Your learning will encompass:- the investigation of artefacts recovered through excavations and standing monuments- the rise of organised religion through to the Crusades- handling human remains to learn about burial archaeology- examining how ideas of gender are reflected and imposed through the material world- how climate and environmental change has impacted lives past and present- how stories about the past are conveyed through museums and the media.**Study Year Abroad**This degree includes an integrated year studying at a university overseas, between your second and final year. This year offers a fantastic opportunity to experience life in another country and broaden your horizons.The Department of Archaeology has active links with universities in Europe and the USA, including Aarhus University (Denmark), the University of Florida (USA), the University of Malta, and the University of Toruń (Poland).All classes are conducted in English and bursaries are available to help with travel and accommodation costs.For more information, visit the University of Reading's Study Abroad website.**Accreditation**Our BA Archaeology degrees are accredited by the Chartered Institute for Archaeologists (CIfA). Our courses were among the first courses to be recognised for providing key skills relevant to careers in the historic environment.At Reading, you’ll be offered student membership of CIfA, giving you access to their e-learning modules, specialist professional networks and details of jobs in the profession. We also have very close links with a number of local and national museums.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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(international fees)

£ 19,500per year

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

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University information

University of Reading

  • University League Table

    36th

  • Campus address

    University of Reading, Whiteknights House, PO Box 217, Reading, Wokingham, RG6 6AH, England

The University of Reading is an international community with more than 23,000 students from around 160 countries.
Reading is a lively town just 22 minutes from London Paddington by train, and 45 minutes from Heathrow Airport by coach. Windsor and Oxford are also close by.
Reading supports undergraduate, master's and doctoral students to maintain, improve and develop their academic English.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    16th out of 33 4

  • Entry standards

    / Max 212
    119 61%

    17th

    5
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    54.0 54%

    25th

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.15 83%

    15th

    6

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