Archaeology is the study of how people in the past interacted with their world, through a detailed study of their objects, sites, monuments and landscapes. You will have the opportunity to gain practical fieldwork skills in the UK and also abroad. Recent students have worked in the Baltic states, Cyprus, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Italy and Portugal.
Politics is the study of the way power and influence are distributed within society and how this affects decision making within and among countries and states. You will study a wide variety of topics within the discipline of politics including courses in international relations, political theory and British politics taught by leading researchers in the field.
How to apply
This course has limited vacancies, and is no longer accepting applications from some students. See the list below for where you normally live, to check if you’re eligible to apply.
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!
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
|Campus name||Gilmorehill (Main) Campus|
This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|A level||AAB||Must include at least one Arts/Humanities subject.|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||DDD||Acceptable in appropriate subject area.|
|Access to HE Diploma||Acceptable in appropriate subject area. Must pass at least two thirds of modules with merit grade.|
|Scottish Higher||ABBB - AAAAAB||Must include English plus one further Arts/Humanities subject.|
|International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme||36 points||3 HL subjects at 6,6,5 including English AND a Humanities/Language subject. Whilst HL6 is preferred for English and Humanities/Language subjects, SL6 will be considered for ONE of the subjects.|
|Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)||H1, H1, H1, H2, H2, H2||Must include two Arts/Humanities subjects at H1.|
|Leaving Certificate - Ordinary Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)||Not accepted|
|Scottish HNC||Pass HNC Group Award in the appropriate subject area and also with Grade A in the Graded Unit. Must also have Higher English at grade B or above and successfully pass the University of Glasgow Summer School.|
|Scottish HND||Pass HND Group Award in the appropriate subject area and also with Grades BB in the Graded Units 1 and 2. Must also have Higher English at grade B or above and successfully pass the University of Glasgow Summer School.|
SQA applicants entering from S5 are required to achieve AAAA/AAABB by the end of S5. Applicants who achieve less than AAAA/AAABB by the end of S5 but achieved at least ABBB MAY receive a conditional offer, but a decision will not be made on these applications until March once all applications have been reviewed. Conditional offers to these applicants will require them to achieve AAAAAB cumulatively by the end of S6.
Fees and funding
|Channel Islands||£27,750||Whole course|
|Northern Ireland||£27,750||Whole course|