Archaeology with Foundation Year (BA) 48 months Undergraduate Program By Birkbeck, University of London |Top Universities
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Program Duration

48 monthsProgram duration

Main Subject Area

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Program overview

Main Subject

Archaeology

Degree

BA

Study Level

Undergraduate

The BA Archaeology with Foundation Year students will study from a broad chronological and geographical perspective, with topics ranging from prehistoric Britain to Greek sculpture, and the Roman Middle East to medieval Italy. The study of archaeology develops the ability to understand how people lived, acted with their physical environment and thought in the past. The course includes a wide variety of options across a span of prehistoric, ancient and medieval periods, from Britain to the Near East. Students will learn the essential analytical techniques of archaeology to develop their understanding of the relationship between theory and practice in the interpretation of material remains. Practical archaeological experience is a key element of the degree, and includes learning through the resources of archives, collections and practice in the field. This course is ideal if students have a keen interest in understanding the past through people’s relationships with things and places. Students are encouraged to access written, graphic and material evidence (including skills in dealing with data), and to question accepted histories, so that they will develop the ability to construct and present convincing archaeological arguments through text and image. Upon successful completion of the Foundation Year, students can automatically progress on to the three-year, full-time, evening study BA Archaeology.

Program overview

Main Subject

Archaeology

Degree

BA

Study Level

Undergraduate

The BA Archaeology with Foundation Year students will study from a broad chronological and geographical perspective, with topics ranging from prehistoric Britain to Greek sculpture, and the Roman Middle East to medieval Italy. The study of archaeology develops the ability to understand how people lived, acted with their physical environment and thought in the past. The course includes a wide variety of options across a span of prehistoric, ancient and medieval periods, from Britain to the Near East. Students will learn the essential analytical techniques of archaeology to develop their understanding of the relationship between theory and practice in the interpretation of material remains. Practical archaeological experience is a key element of the degree, and includes learning through the resources of archives, collections and practice in the field. This course is ideal if students have a keen interest in understanding the past through people’s relationships with things and places. Students are encouraged to access written, graphic and material evidence (including skills in dealing with data), and to question accepted histories, so that they will develop the ability to construct and present convincing archaeological arguments through text and image. Upon successful completion of the Foundation Year, students can automatically progress on to the three-year, full-time, evening study BA Archaeology.

Admission requirements

Undergraduate

6+
48+
1200+
83+
Jan-2000

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