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Course summary

BSc (Hons) Archaeology is a one year top-up course, which can be studied after completing a foundation degree. You will have a strong practical uptake in fieldwork including the use of digital techniques, museum work, laboratory analysis and artefact care. You will also explore features such as the diversity and key developments of world archaeology, environmental archaeology and the practical experience of pollen analysis, as well as organising a public exhibition. The course is based in Cornwall with access to coastline, beaches and moorlands which is particularly beneficial for field trips to local sites in the South West. Students will receive a good grounding in world archaeology, scientific archaeology and environmental archaeology as well as archaeology and modern popular media. This programme also has excellent employer links and a good record for progression to employment and postgraduate research.


World Archaeology Experimental Archaeology and Event Management Current Debates In Archaeology Heritage Conservation & Environmental Archaeology Dissertation Modules may be subject to change

How to apply

Application codes

Please select a course option – you will then see the application code you need to use to apply for the course.

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

Unfortunately, we are unable to consider international applicants.

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Additional entry requirements


Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
EU £9335 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
International £9335 Year 1

Additional fee information

For more information and guidance about fees and funding, please visit the website:
Archaeology (Top-Up) at University Centre Truro and Penwith - UCAS