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BA (Hons) Archaeology

University of Wales Trinity Saint David
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Lampeter Campus
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Course UCAS code: V400
Qualification type:
  • BA (Hons), Full-time , Duration: 3 Years
Course Summary:
**Reasons to choose Archaeology at Lampeter UWTSD include:** 1. A wide choice of different modules and topics to choose, that provide students with practical fieldwork experience, laboratory bases courses, as well as an understanding of key theoretical approaches in the discipline. 2. All students taught through small groups, with interactive lectures, one-to-one tutorials, and seminars – we also offer covering laboratory based learning, including the analysis of soil, pollen, and bones. 3. Work placement opportunities with local archaeology trusts, CADW, National Trust and so on. 4. Staff with teaching and research expertise in a wide international area. 5. Students have the opportunity to choose elective modules from all other humanities subjects and topics.
Modules:
Archaeology is the study of the human past through an examination of physical remains such as stone tools, pottery and bones, through to buildings, structures, monuments and landscapes. It attempts to reveal how both contemporary societies and past societies are organised, how humanity interacts with the environments and landscapes, and how ideas about the world are visible in the objects people have created. To be able to understand the past in any depth, engagement with theoretical and ethical issues is needed. This means we explore issues such as heritage, representation, land use, technology, environmental change, death, conflict, beliefs and the evolution of the human body, mind and ideas with a view to broadening and widening knowledge of how humanity has arrived at the position it is in now.
Assessment Methods:
The programme is assessed in a variety of ways and will include several of the following type of assessment: essays of 1,000 to 4,000 words in length, document analysis, book/journal reviews, short reports and reflective journals, time tests, field journals, posters, group and individual presentations.
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15 January

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Admissions Office:
Tel. 0300 500 5054
Email. [email protected]

Admissions Office:
Tel. 0300 500 5054
Email. [email protected]

 
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  • Jodie09's avatar by Jodie09 on 20th November 2018
    If you are looking for a somewhat quiet, not a mainstream city university then the University of Wales Trinity Saint David’s is for you. It has an amazing range of courses to offer and within that course a huge range of modules to pick.
  • tashaleighh 's avatar by tashaleighh on 8th October 2015
    10/10 I am really enjoying myself and I suffer with anxiety so takes me a while to settle in to places, especially when they are so big! But I have settled in extremely well and quickly here.
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