Reasons to choose Archaeology at Lampeter UWTSD include: 1. A wide choice of different modules and topics to choose, that provide students with practical fieldwork experience, laboratory bases courses, as well as an understanding of key theoretical approaches in the discipline. 2. All students taught through small groups, with interactive lectures, one-to-one tutorials, and seminars – we also offer covering laboratory based learning, including the analysis of soil, pollen, and bones. 3. Work placement opportunities with local archaeology trusts, CADW, National Trust and so on. 4. Staff with teaching and research expertise in a wide international area. 5. Students have the opportunity to choose elective modules from all other humanities subjects and topics.
Archaeology is the study of the human past through an examination of physical remains such as stone tools, pottery and bones, through to buildings, structures, monuments and landscapes. It attempts to reveal how both contemporary societies and past societies are organised, how humanity interacts with the environments and landscapes, and how ideas about the world are visible in the objects people have created. To be able to understand the past in any depth, engagement with theoretical and ethical issues is needed. This means we explore issues such as heritage, representation, land use, technology, environmental change, death, conflict, beliefs and the evolution of the human body, mind and ideas with a view to broadening and widening knowledge of how humanity has arrived at the position it is in now.
The programme is assessed in a variety of ways and will include several of the following type of assessment: essays of 1,000 to 4,000 words in length, document analysis, book/journal reviews, short reports and reflective journals, time tests, field journals, posters, group and individual presentations.
How to apply
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9000||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9000||Year 1|