Professional Placement (ARC3003)

30 credits

You will work in a professional environment which may be a museum, county archaeological unit, or with a specific project. You will gain experience of the working environment and tasks associated with the institution. This module is specifically aimed at those who wish to pursue a career in archaeology and the heritage and cultural sector and have the relevant background and skills. The work is usually two days a week spread over two terms, although in some cases it is possible to work as a full block of time during the vacation. After training you will be expected to show initiative in planning and completing tasks.