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British Archaeology

University of Oxford

Advanced Diploma On Campus
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About

Extend your knowledge of British Archaeology with this one-year, part-time Advanced Diploma in British Archaeology. The course aims to give you a grounding in British Archaeology within the context of the particular period under investigation. You will further your understanding of the skills and techniques needed to recover, process and evaluate archaeological evidence. 

Overview

This Advanced Diploma aims to give you a grounding in British archaeology within the context of the particular period under investigation. You will further your understanding of the skills and techniques needed to recover, process and evaluate archaeological evidence. You will also research and write a dissertation in a topic of your choice in British archaeology.

There are three modules, which are offered in different years. You take one module for this course.

  • Anglo-Saxon, Viking and Medieval Britain
  • Early Prehistoric Britain
  • Later Prehistoric and Roman Britain

Accreditation

An Undergraduate Advanced Diploma will be awarded on completion of the course. 

Students are eligible for the award of 60 transferable credit (CATS) points at FHEQ Level 6 on successful completion of the one-year course. Credit points may be transferred to the Open University, modular universities such as Oxford Brookes University, and other institutions of Higher Education. 

Programme Structure

There are three modules, which are offered in different years. You take one module for this course.​

  • Anglo-Saxon, Viking and Medieval Britain
  • Early Prehistoric Britain
  • Later Prehistoric and Roman Britain

You will attend weekly classes, which are usually on Thursday evening and two hours long. You will also have tutorials, weekend field visits and either a practical course held over two weekends or approximately one week of practical fieldwork. You are given a programme of reading for the teaching sessions and the written work. Assessment is based on three assignments, a practical logbook and a dissertation.

As well as the time spent in teaching sessions, you will need to spend around 12 hours a week studying in term-time. This might include reading, preparing course work, and visiting museums, libraries and sites. You will be able to use the facilities of the Continuing Education Library for your background reading and research.

Audience

Equivalent to the third year of undergraduate study (FHEQ Level 6), this course is the next step if you have completed, or are due to complete, our Undergraduate Diploma in British Archaeology or other similar courses at second-year undergraduate level (FHEQ Level 5).

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

Equivalent to the third year of undergraduate study (FHEQ Level 6), this course is the next step if you have completed, or are due to complete, our Undergraduate Diploma in British Archaeology or other similar courses at second-year undergraduate level (FHEQ Level 5).

Tuition Fee

Funding

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