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Archaeological Studies

Lews Castle College UHI

Venues

Lews Castle College Campus, Virtual Learning Environment (VLE)

Content

This course is unique in its focus on the Highlands and Islands of Scotland. It offers the opportunity to consider wider archaeological concepts and theoretical issues utilising world-class sites in Orkney and the North Atlantic region.

PgCert
Core modules: Archaeology of the Highlands and Islands; Research and Dissertation Skills
Plus one option module listed under the PgDip.
You can exit after 6 months with PgCert Archaeological Studies

PgDip
3 Option modules from: Death and Burial Archaeology; Vikings and Norse in the North Atlantic; Neolithic Studies; From Vikings to VE Day: Scottish Medieval and Later Society; Iron Age Scotland in the Atlantic World; Archaeological and Geophysical Survey; Maritime Archaeological Heritage; Digital Analysis; Sustainability Past and Present; Excavation; Art and Archaeology: Contemporary Theory and Practice.
You can exit after 9 months with PgDip Archaeological Studies

MLitt
Research dissertation.

Entry Requirements

Honours degree in archaeology or related subject; or equivalent academic or professional qualifications

Start Date

September, January

Qualification

Postgraduate Master's

Award

MLitt

Study Method

Part time (day)

Course Length

2 years

Department

Arts, humanities and social science

SCQF Level

11