Archaeological Science

HTC (Highland Theological College)


Main Campus, Virtual Learning Environment (VLE)


Are you interested in archaeology but wish to focus on the scientific elements of this field of study? If so, the BSc (Hons) Archaeological Science could be perfect for you.

This exciting new degree complements our existing archaeology programmes by exploring the range of science-based methods that form an integral part of archaeological research, from archaeobotany to zooarchaeology.

On this course, you will develop scientific skills and knowledge through a range of science-orientated modules including science and archaeology; practical environmental archaeology; biomolecular archaeology and archaeological science dissertation. You will participate in a range of activities during your degree studies including taking part in world-renowned archaeological excavations, laboratory-based study, fieldschools and actively engaging in research.

Entry Requirements

3 Highers at BBC or above including a science subject.

Progression Routes

Relevant postgraduate programme.

Start Date





BSc Hons

Study Method

Distance and Flexible learning
Part time (day)

Course Length

8 years


Arts, Humanities and Social Science

SCQF Level


Career Sectors

Culture and Heritage

Libraries and Information Science

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