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BA (Hons) Archaeology and Geography

Birkbeck, University of London
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Course UCAS code: LV74
Qualification type:
  • BA (Hons), Full-time , Duration: 3 Years
Course Summary:
Our BA Archaeology and Geography will equip you to study past humans and environments through texts, objects and landscapes. This programme teaches you how to use a range of evidence - from prehistoric pottery to marine sediment, temporal registers and geographical information - to explore the past. You will gain practical archaeological and geographical experience by participating in a field school where archaeology and geography are brought together by situating sites within the context of landscapes. You will also acquire critical and analytical skills by studying and comparing data and methods from the two disciplines of archaeology and geography. **Highlights** • Arts and humanities courses at Birkbeck are ranked third best in London and 13th in the UK in the Times Higher Education 2016-17 World University Subject Rankings. • This programme will enable you to study across two departments with world-renowned expertise in the ancient world and environmental studies. • Our Department of History, Classics and Archaeology is a centre of original, influential research. In the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF), History at Birkbeck was ranked sixth in the UK for the percentage of our research deemed world-leading or internationally excellent. 94% of our eligible staff submitted research and we achieved 100% for a research environment supporting world-leading and internationally excellent research. • The unique strength of the Department of Geography is the breadth of research interests of our staff. This means that we offer a very wide range of courses in both development and globalisation as well as allowing students to engage with other disciplines such as anthropology and sociology.
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For information about course structure and the modules you will be studying, please visit Birkbeck’s online prospectus.
Assessment Methods:
Essays, projects and unseen written examinations across the taught modules, and a descriptive report and portfolio for the archaeological field school.
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15 January

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A fantastic university! The tutors and support staff were really great, down to earth and approachable and really understanding of the work/life balance that proves a bit hard to juggle! The library was also fantastic, full of resources and with plenty of study space so you can catch up with coursework and so on. There’s a really nice, focussed vibe here and everyone is very welcoming too, which was reassuring. Living in the Intercollegiate halls was also an amazing experience, I met so many new exciting and interesting people doing all sorts of things! I heartily recommend Birkbeck.

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  • Mariyeh_M's avatar by Mariyeh_M on 20th November 2018
    This is a great place to combine your work and study.
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