The Department of Archaeological Sciences has been awarded “excellence” in the recent round of teaching quality assessments, and is rated 5 (out of 5*) for research. It combines these two strengths to offer degrees with a unique blend of archaeology and natural sciences. We offer undergraduate BSc courses in Archaeology, Archaeological Sciences, Forensic and Archaeological […]
Teaches European, Classical and World Archaeology from the Bronze Age to the post-Roman period. Excavation/projects in the UK: Danebury Environs, The Hillforts of the Ridgeway, Artefacts from Eynsham Abbey, Iron Age axe heads, Early Medieval leatherworking in England and the Wessex Hillforts Project. The Hillforts of the Ridgeway project includes a training excavation. The Institute, […]
The department is home to over 250 students including 90 graduate students. We offer an exciting and innovative range of taught courses, and have a strong community of research students. Archaeology and Anthropology have been studied at the University of Bristol since its foundation in 1876, and a new Department of Archaeology and Anthropology was […]
Archaeology at Kent was ranked 4th and Classics was ranked 8th for overall student satisfaction in the National Student Survey 201. Kent offers a range of courses covering Archaeology, Ancient History and Classics. Students have considerable freedom of choice over the subjects to be studied: one can exclusively study modules in Ancient History, Archaeology or […]
The Main subjects taught are world archaeology, archaeological theory and archaeological science. The department and associated staff are involved in archaeological projects world-wide, ranging from Argentina to Kazakhstan.
Lynn Bright, of College-on-the-Net, explains how distance learning works.
For many, the words ‘distance learning’ automatically conjure up a world of geeks staring fixedly at computer screens all day. However, for those of us delivering teaching in this way, it is a much broader church than just computers, software and the internet.
Richard Lee, Education Project Officer, Council for British Archaeology gives CA the run down on the best choices for Life long learning
Archaeology has always been a vocation that offered little in the way of job security. Now, in the wake of the recession and subsequent collapse in new builds and with about a fifth of the archaeological workforce having been laid off in the past year, the outlook is more grim than usual. Exactly how should […]
The field of archaeology covers the full extent of human existence, through time and across the world. Small wonder it has spawned so many sub-disciplines, theoretical and practical. We look at some of the choices.