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Historical Archaeology BA (Hons)

University of Nottingham

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    University Park Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Develop your fascination with heritage and history through a variety of themes and perspectives. Learn about the rise of empires and the fall of cities. Understand the lifestyle and culture of communities. You will learn the disciplines of archaeology to look at the evidence.You will study the whole span of human history. You will focus on material culture, buildings and historic landscapes. These may be from Britain, Europe or the Mediterranean. They may be ancient, but they may also be more recent, connecting history with the modern-day. You may choose practical and scientific approaches to further your understanding.You will also study heritage issues and the professional aspects of archaeology, which is essential for anyone who would like to go into a career in the heritage sector, and you will work in groups to create a heritage project based on a local site.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 can also choose modules from other departments, including languages, history, and classics.No prior experience of archaeology is required.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 20,000per year

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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.
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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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