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Field of Study

Archaeology

Bachelor of Arts (Honours)

This major will hone your skills in archaeological methods and techniques, and deepen your knowledge of past human cultures.

Compulsory research seminars cover practical skills such as field survey and excavation, materials analysis, and how to interpret archaeological collections and sites.

A year-long research thesis will give you first-hand experience in conducting in-depth research and preparing a thesis. You'll complete all aspects of this project under the guidance of a supervisor.

Highlights

1 in Queensland for archaeology

QS World University Rankings 2021

Career possibilities

Our programs prepare you for your first job and beyond. Here are some of the careers you could be on your way to:

  • Archaeologist
  • Academic researcher
  • Environment consultant
  • Heritage officer
  • Museum curator
  • Historical archaeology consultant
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How you'll learn

In 2022, we'll be teaching on campus, with online options (for most programs and plans) for students who can't attend in person. See the list of programs and plans you can't commence online.

Course delivery modes may change in future semesters.

Your learning experiences are designed to best suit the learning outcomes of the courses you choose.

  • Lectures
  • Overseas study
  • Research experience
  • Fieldwork
  • Seminars

What you'll study

At UQ, subjects are called 'courses'. Here's a sample of the courses you could study:

  • Archaeology Honours Research Seminar 1
  • Archaeology Honours Research Seminar 2
  • Honours Research Thesis

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