Newcastle University

Degree level: Undergraduate

Archaeology

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Course summary

This degree runs alongside the BA Archaeology, with a greater emphasis on scientific methods in archaeology, including laboratory-based research for the dissertation project. You'll enjoy hands-on experience of human history, with many chances to work directly with artefacts and take part in fieldwork: •minimum of four weeks' excavation fieldwork •artefact handling at the University-led Great North Museum •a wide range of field trips in our historically rich region You can choose to study the periods of history that interest you the most, from prehistory right up to the present day. Your studies include Britain and the rest of Europe. Later, we extend the geographical range of your studies to the rest of Europe.

Course details

Qualified teacher status (QTS)

To work as a teacher at a state school in England or Wales, you will need to achieve qualified teacher status (QTS). This is offered on this course for the following level:

  • Course does not award QTS

How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
V401
Institution code:
N21
Campus name:
Main Site (Newcastle)
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements


Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1

Additional fee information

For information on home and international tuition fees and funding for 2021 entry, visit: https://www.ncl.ac.uk/undergraduate/fees-funding/
Archaeology at Newcastle University - UCAS