Course Description

Course Name

Archaeology in Practice

Session: VCPS3122

Hours & Credits

36 Host University Units

Prerequisites & Language Level

Course entry requirements: AGE2011S and AGE2012F, or by permission of the Head of Department.

Taught In English

  • There is no language prerequisite for courses at this language level.


Course outline:
The curriculum covers field training in site location, excavation, field note taking, stratigraphic observation, site survey, use of GPS and total station, photography, rock art recording, processing of field observations, spreadsheet use, and preliminary conservation and accessioning of materials. The daily programme consists of lectures, followed by fieldwork and a short period of laboratory processing.

*Course content subject to change