Advanced Project (ARCM007)

StaffDr Marisa Lazzari - Convenor
Credit Value15
ECTS Value7.50
NQF Level7
Duration of Module Term 2: 11 weeks;

Module aims

To apply the principles of archaeology through reflective practice and to acquire advanced competence in a selected study area

ILO: Module-specific skills

  • 1. Demonstrate originality in identifying opportunities for a subject specific methodology
  • 2. Demonstrate a practical understanding of a specific subject
  • 3. Demonstrate research abilities to an advanced level 6. deal with complex concepts systematically and creatively within acknowledged ethical, safety and conservation boundaries

ILO: Discipline-specific skills

  • 4. Evaluate critically and select and apply the methods of recording and analysis most appropriate for a specific case study
  • 5. Write clearly to a high level and succinctly use appropriate language and illustrative material while completing work to a deadline

ILO: Personal and key skills

  • 6. Demonstrate the ability to work as an independent individual
  • 7. Consult with and respond to criticism from peers and lecturers

Syllabus plan

Not applicable but students must agree the project with a supervisor, possibly involving an external expert

Learning activities and teaching methods (given in hours of study time)

Scheduled Learning and Teaching ActivitiesGuided independent studyPlacement / study abroad

Details of learning activities and teaching methods

CategoryHours of study timeDescription
Guided independent study150Students will be supported by the designated supervisor through email and telephone contact.

Formative assessment

Form of assessmentSize of the assessment (eg length / duration)ILOs assessedFeedback method
Project proposal form300 words max1, 5-7writen (by agreed supervisor)

Summative assessment (% of credit)

CourseworkWritten examsPractical exams

Details of summative assessment

Form of assessment% of creditSize of the assessment (eg length / duration)ILOs assessedFeedback method
Project portfolio 1004000 words maxallwritten

Details of re-assessment (where required by referral or deferral)

Original form of assessmentForm of re-assessmentILOs re-assessedTimescale for re-assessment
Project portfolioProject portfolio 4000 wordsallreferred/deferred period

Indicative learning resources - Basic reading

Varies depending on subject chosen.

Module has an active ELE page?


Available as distance learning?


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Last revision date


Key words search

Archaeology, Practical, Advanced