This Ancient History and Archaeology (Hons) degree at the University of Nottingham is suited to those who wish to approach an understanding of the ancient world through both the material, and the textual evidence. Study of Greek or Latin is not required, but may be undertaken as part of the course.
It is compulsory for you to gain archaeological experience in the UK or overseas by participating in an approved excavation project or related work experience placement (20 days for Single Honours students, 10 days for Joint Honours students).
You will study two core modules which give you an integrated introduction to the history and culture of Greece and Rome and their receptions. You may take a module which goes into more depth on topics in ancient history, plus a similar module on either ancient literature or ancient art.
In archaeology, year one will lay the foundation for your study of archaeology with core modules in archaeological method and the prehistoric and historic archaeology of Britain up to the industrial revolution.In the summer vacation you will complete at least part of your required archaeological fieldwork placement.
In year two you will study more advanced core themes in archaeological and classics scholarship, and choose from a wide range of optional modules covering topics from the Roman Empire to underwater archaeology, including the study of ancient Greek or Latin.
In year three you will write a 10-12,000 word dissertation on a subject in either Classics or Archaeology. Further optional modules from the department complete the year.
You will have a broad knowledge of archaeological theory and methods and periods of ancient history and will have undertaken in-depth study into areas of your own interest.
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