Saturday, February 12, 2005


Bournemouth University - Marine Archaeology


Bournemouth University
The School of Conservation Sciences

BSc (Hons)
Marine Archaeology

Course duration: 3 years
UCAS: V461 BSc/MArch
Entry Requirements: 160 points (120 should be from one 12 unit or two 6 unit awards)
Preferred Subjects: Archaeology, History, Geography, Science, English
Recommended GCSES: 4 at grade C minimum including a Science, Maths and English or appropriate Key Skills Level 2
Telephone: +44 (0) 1202 595176
IELTS: IELTS (Academic) 6.5 or equivalent

Course overview
This innovative, new degree is unique within the UK, preparing individuals for a career in archaeology and
marine archaeology, and covering the core curriculum of the Institute of Field Archaeologists.

The programme’s focus on the maritime aspects of archaeology produces highly skilled practitioners in this
exciting and rapidly expanding discipline.

Students on this degree will benefit greatly from Bournemouth’s maritime location close to the rich underwater and coastal heritage of the Solent, Poole Harbour, Purbeck plus the Dorset and East Devon coast World Heritage Site.

Students have the opportunity to gain high quality work experience during their degree with placements throughout the UK and abroad. Recent archaeology students have participated in projects as far afield as the USA, Greece and Russia.

The School of Conservation Sciences has an internationally renowned reputation for producing highly
skilled practitioners with excellent career opportunities. Graduates from our archaeology programmes
have gone on to work in all parts of the discipline.

Recent positions include: English Heritage, Historic Scotland and the National Trust; leading commercial units such as the Museum of London Archaeology Services, Oxford Archaeology and Wessex Archaeology; as well as a host of museums, archaeological consultancies and programmes of postgraduate study.

The teaching of Archaeology at Bournemouth achieved an excellent rating from the Subject Review carried out by QAA in 2001.

Candidates lacking relevant qualifications to enter at Level C may be considered for entry through the FdSc
Field Archaeology.

Mature student entry is encouraged, candidates being considered based on relevant professional experience
and/or qualifications.

More informations here on Programme Content, Entry Requirements, Placement, International Students, etc...


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