Do you want to study at the cutting-edge of community archaeology, whilst gaining valuable experience through a range of case or site-based studies? Are you ready to reflect on and investigate community archaeology in both theory and practice? If so, this course could be the perfect way to continue your studies.
|Academic School:||School of Humanities|
|Duration:||1 or 2 years|
|Mode of Study:||Full/Part-time|
|Awarding Institution:||Bishop Grosseteste University|
You will need to have obtained or be predicted to obtain, normally an undergraduate honours degree in a Humanities or Social Sciences subject (or equivalent).
In addition, all students will need to pay £57.20 for an Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure Barring Service. A successful Enhanced Disclosure is required before commencing the course.
If you have any questions about the entry requirements for this course, please contact our Enquiries team for advice on +44 (0) 1522 583658 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Accreditation for Prior Learning
If you’ve recently completed or studied a particular module as part of a previous qualification, this may mean that you’re not required to undertake a particular module of your BGU course. However, this must be agreed in writing and you must apply for this.
About The Course
This course is designed for those already employed in the sector as well as those seeking to enter it. It will give you the opportunity to reflect on and investigate community archaeology in both theory and practice. You will be encouraged to engage with community archaeology in a range of local and national contexts, and to study a variety of archaeological projects and organisations.
During your studies, you’ll have the opportunity to consider focused case studies, theoretical perspectives, and academic and applied research, whilst being supported by a dedicated team of specialist tutors.
Whilst studying for this course you’ll have the opportunity to develop in-depth knowledge, skills and networks, which will ensure that, by the end of the course, you’ll be fully equipped to progress onto a variety of careers in the field of community archaeology.
This course is delivered flexibly through a combination of campus-based and online learning. Your studies will be supported by a dedicated team of specialist tutors and a well-developed and well-resourced virtual learning environment. You will benefit from other facilities and resources, such as the University’s Archaeology Lab and our summer Archaeological Field School programme.
We use a wide range of different types of assessment throughout the course, including essays, impact reports, resource packs, research portfolios and a dissertation. We support you in this work through a mix of campus-based and at-a-distance teaching, with lectures, site visits and workshops, and also discussion and interaction via a virtual learning environment.
Careers & Further Study
Graduates of this course have many career opportunities throughout the historic environment sector. The skills you acquire will help you gain work with a wide range of local and national organisations. You may choose to work with community groups facilitating their projects. Alternatively, you may consider a career in access and participation, outreach or to pursue further research.
Studying at BGU is a student centred experience. Staff and students work together in a friendly and supportive atmosphere as part of an intimate campus community. You will know every member of staff personally and feel confident approaching them for help and advice, and staff members will recognise you, not just by sight, but as an individual with unique talents and interests. We will be there to support you, personally and academically, from induction to graduation.
Fees & Finance
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Undergraduate course applicants must apply via UCAS using the relevant UCAS code. The application fee is £12 for a single choice or £23 for more than one choice. For all applicants, there are full instructions at UCAS to make it as easy as possible for you to fill in your online application, plus help text where appropriate.