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Archaeology

UHI Moray

Venues

Main campus, Virtual Learning Environment (VLE)

Content

Year 1 - CertHE
Core modules are:
Archaeological theory and method; World archaeology; Historic landscapes

You will also choose three option modules which may include:
Science and archaeology; European prehistories; One module from our range of humanities subjects

Year 2 - DipHE
Core modules are:
Excavation skills: normally taken during the Summer vacation prior to the commencement of year two, at a site location off-campus. You will be responsible for covering the costs of any travel and subsistence associated with your participation in this two-week module; Scottish archaeology; Digital heritage; Managing archaeology for contemporary society

You will also choose two option modules which may include: wetland archaeology; and one from our range of humanities subjects

Year 3 - BA
Core modules are:
Archaeology and interpretation; Archaeology project; Archaeological sciences

You will also choose:
One or both from: pre-history of the Highlands and Islands and historical archaeology of the Highlands and Islands. Plus further option modules from either archaeology or our range of humanities subjects

Year 4 - BA (Hons)
Core modules are:
Sustainability past and present; Dissertation (archaeology)

You will study an additional three modules from the list of options below; availability rotates each year and is dependent on minimum numbers:
Funerary and burial archaeology; Maritime archaeology and heritage of Northern Scotland; The Iron Age of Scotland c800BC-800AD; Peoples, plants and animals; Vikings and Norse archaeology; Neolithic Scotland; Landscape archaeology.

Entry Requirements

3 Highers at BBC including two relevant subjects. HNC Social Sciences will give entry to year 2.

Start Date

September

Qualification

Degree

Award

BA Hons

Study Method

Part time (day)

Course Length

8 years

Department

Humanities and Social Sciences

SCQF Level

10