Archaeology undergraduate modules

These Archaeology modules were available to undergraduate students during the current and previous academic years. While they are representative of the choices which will be available to you during your degree, you should note that modules may change depending on the research interests of staff.

Level 1 modules

Module Credits
Academic Group Tutorials 0
Ancient Civilisations: The Mediterranean and Near East 15
Archaeological and Forensic Science Practicals 15
Artefacts and Materials 15
Essential Archaeological Methods 15
Forensic Archaeology 15
Investigating British Archaeology 15
Objects: Contexts and Display 15
Practical Skills in Archaeology 30
Themes in World Archaeology 15

Level 2 modules

Module Credits
Aerial Survey 15
Ancient Arts and Crafts: Perspectives on Material Culture 15
Archaeological Fieldschool 30
Archaeological Fieldwork Project 30
Archaeology of Empire 1: Egypt in the New Kingdom(Late Bronze Age) 1600-1050BC 15
Archaeology, archaeometry and experimental archaeology of pottery: an introduction 15
Archaeometallurgy 15
Art of the Metal Smith: Cultural Archaeologies of Technical Achievement 15
Brooches, Beads, Swords and Shields: Early Medieval Material Culture 15
Discovering the Past with Molecular Science 15
Forensic Anthropology 15
Giving and Taking: Anthropology and Archaeology of Circulation and Exchange 15
Human Origins 15
Lords to Lepers: Medieval Social Worlds 15
Medieval Castles in Context 15
North American Prehistory: A Survey 15
Palaeobotany 15
Palaeolithic Archaeology of Homo Sapiens 100,000-12,000 BP 15
Reading Stone Tools 15
Romanization: Interaction, Conquest and Change in Late Roman and Iron Age Dacia 15
Sustainability and Collapse in Past Societies 15
The Archaeology of the Indian Subcontinent 15
Things and Us: Ancient and Contemporary Material Culture 15
Trading Places, Towns, Royal Palaces and Fortifications: Early Medieval Centres in Europe (400-1100AD) 15
Understanding the Landscape of Medieval Britain 15
Zooarchaeology 15

Level 3 modules

Module Credits
Advanced Fieldwork Project 15
Aerial Survey 15
Ancient Arts and Crafts: Perspectives on Material Culture 15
Archaeological Dissertation 30
Archaeology of Empire 1: Egypt in the New Kingdom(Late Bronze Age) 1600-1050BC 15
Archaeology of Empire: Egypt and Kush 1600-700BC 15
Archaeometallurgy 15
Art of the Metal Smith: Cultural Archaeologies of Technical Achievement 15
Brooches, Beads, Swords and Shields: Early Medieval Material Culture 15
Digital Approaches to Archaeological Data 15
Experimental Approaches to Forensic and Archaeological Investigations 15
Funerary Osteoarchaeology 15
Giving and Taking: Anthropology and Archaeology of Circulation and Exchange 15
Human Origins 15
Lords to Lepers: Medieval Social Worlds 15
Medieval Castles in Context 15
North American Prehistory: A Survey 15
Palaeolithic Archaeology of Homo Sapiens 100,000-12,000 BP 15
Paleobotany 15
Professional Placement 30
Romanization: Interaction, Conquest and Change in Late Roman and Iron Age Dacia 15
Sustainability and Collapse in Past Societies 15
The Archaeology of the Indian Subcontinent 15
Things and Us: Ancient and Contemporary Material Culture 15
Trading Places, Towns, Royal Palaces and Fortifications: Early Medieval Centres in Europe (400-1100AD) 15
Understanding the Landscape of Medieval Britain 15