Last modified: 26 Feb 2018 19:07
During the summer after your second year of archaeology single honours students will go on a minimum of a two week long excavation. This course follows on from your field experience to help maximize the experiences and skills developed on these projects. Working with materials collected during the field project this course will develop key skills in communicating the results of field projects and the presentation of archaeological data.
|Session||First Sub Session||Credit Points||15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)|
Course Aims: This course will enhance student employability by developing key skills and confidence in archaeological fieldwork and field recording methods.
Main Learning Outcomes: This course will give students the opportunity to develop key skills in archaeological fieldwork and the communication of archaeological field data. By the end of the course students will have:
• a good understanding of the aims, methodology and results of an approved field project
• acquired key practical skills in archaeological excavation and recording methods
• gained 80 hours experience participating in a fieldwork project impoving employability and transferrable skills
• gained knowledge of how to present archaeological field data
Content: The course provides a systematic framework that enables students to maximise the benefits of participating in an archaeological field project, including the learning of key excavation and recording skills, and the communication of archaeological field data. During and after their participation in the field project, students will receive instruction in how to assemble a portfolio that reflects their participation in their chosen field project.
This is the total time spent in lectures, tutorials and other class teaching.