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This course is a detailed introduction to the ecological, economic and spiritual dimensions to the archaeology of the northern world. Lectures will draw on a series of case-studies to examine the human adaptations to northern landscapes, ritual and spirituality, and finally the impact of colonisation and contact upon northern cultures. Practicals in the course will include hands-on introduction to traditional skills such as flint knapping, tool manufacture and use of an atlatl.
|Session||Second Sub Session||Credit Points||15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)|
This is a distance learning course. Students learn from home using a combination of pre-recorded podcast-style lectures and practical workshops/data analysis exercises.
As this course is offered via both distance learning and on-campus study, distance-learning students can choose to attend practical workshops (2-3 per semester) or will be assigned alternative computer-based data analysis practical exercises
Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.
1st Attempt: 1 two-hour written examination (50%); continuous assessment in the form of a 2500-word essay (50%) Resit: 1 two-hour written examination (100%)
There are no assessments for this course.