Our BA Museum Studies and Archaeology with International Foundation Year course enables you to combine the study of museology with the excitement of archaeological discovery. This programme is designed for international students. If you want to study museum studies and archaeology at a British university but don’t have the correct qualifications, our four-year BA Museum Studies and Archaeology with International Foundation Year programme enables you to undertake an undergraduate museum studies and archaeology degree. You will complete a foundation year (called Year 0) before progressing onto our three-year BA Museum Studies and Archaeology degree, joining the Department of Archaeology. This means you can apply for a single four-year visa that covers the whole duration of your studies. The foundation year is designed to equip you with the subject-specific and general study skills needed to cope with the demands of undergraduate study. Our high-quality teaching is geared towards the needs of students from a wide range of educational backgrounds.
The following modules have been approved in principle for delivery in 2024/25. Please note that as part of our current curriculum improvement process, all modules require final University approval and may be subject to change. Core modules for this course: *Academic Skills; Revolutions and Transitions: The Human Journey from 6 Million Years Ago to the Present Day *Archaeology Today: Methods and Practice *Early Empires: Mesopotamia, Egypt & Rome *Presenting the Past: An Introduction to Museum Studies *Archaeology and Heritage: Past, Present and Future; Ancient Objects: Materials and Meanings *Museum Learning and Engagement *Curatorship and Collections Management *Display Design, Planning and Creation: Project Module. The University cannot guarantee that all optional modules will be available to all students who may wish to take them. We suggest that you regularly revisit this webpage during this time to ensure you have the most up-to-date information regarding the modules offered on this programme.
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||5.5||We require a minimum score of 5.5 overall with at least 5.5 in each element of the test (Listening, Speaking, Reading and Writing).|
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|
|Republic of Ireland||£9250||Year 1|