BA (Hons) Archaeology and Landscape History University Centre Peterborough


BA (Hons) Archaeology and Landscape History, offered at University Centre Peterborough, examines British history as represented in the archaeological record and landscape from prehistoric to modern times. It examines theory and practice in archaeology and landscape history, providing students with the knowledge and skills needed to work in archaeology, museums and archives. This course offers an exciting opportunity to study the increasingly popular subjects of archaeology and landscape history together by offering a multi-period, skills and techniques approach. This will allow you to understand the development of human activity in northern Europe, from prehistory to the 21st century. Students can also look forward to the highly vocational module Ancient Technologies, designed to ensure graduates have the hands-on skills valued by the heritage sector. - See more at:

  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

  • Study mode


  • Location

    University Centre Peterborough

  • Start date

    September 2018

  • Duration

    3 years

Course details


Year one core modules: Principles and Methods of Archaeology and Landscape History Themes in Archaeology Analytical Techniques for Forensic Scientists Western Civilisation 1 and 2 Archaeological Heritage Management Themes in Landscape History Year two core modules: Archaeological Desk-based Assessment Ceremonial and Ritual Landscapes Prehistory and European Wetlands Science in Archaeology Placement and Portfolio History Today: Methods and Approaches Year three core modules: Urban and Industrial Landscapes Ancient Technologies Buildings in the Landscape Major Project

Assessment method

The course is assessed in a variety of ways including, essays, reports, reflective log books, exams and practical placements.

How to apply

This course is not accepting applications from Tier 4 international students. For more information, please contact the course provider.

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January *

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course code V400
Institution code P56
Campus name University Centre Peterborough
Campus code -

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Year 3

International applicants

Unfortunately, UCP are currently unable to recruit International Students. We apologise for any inconvenience.

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 80 points A levels required: 3 A levels in any subject OR BTEC/Access OR a full Access Certificate in a related subject. GCSEs required; 3 GCSEs at grade C or above in English, Mathematics and Science. Please note AS levels are acceptable only when combined with other qualifications.

English language requirements

Test Grade Additional details
IELTS (Academic) 6.0 5.5 in each element

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £8,000 Year 1
EU £8,000 Year 1
England £8,000 Year 1
Northern Ireland £8,000 Year 1
Scotland £8,000 Year 1
Wales £8,000 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.