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Minor

Archaeological Science

Bachelor of Science

Examine key developments in human evolution, civilisation and our relationship with the world around us.

In this minor, you’ll develop and apply your knowledge through a combination of theory-based and practical learning.

Combine core archaeology courses with electives and expand your knowledge of geography, earth sciences, biology and psychology.

Future work includes positions in museums, consultancies, government departments, cultural centres, law enforcement, educational and research institutions.

Highlights

1 in Queensland for archaeology

QS World University Rankings 2020

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:

  • Historical archaeology consultant
  • Heritage consultant
  • Senior Aboriginal archaeologist
  • Project archaeologist

Graduate salary

Science and mathematics (undergraduate)

$62K–$66K

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How you'll learn

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

  • Lectures
  • Tutorials
  • Laboratory work
  • Workshops

What you'll study

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

  • Discovering Archaeology
  • Doing Archaeology
  • Science in Archaeology
  • Managing Cultural Heritage: Ethics, History and Practice

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Read program rules (PDF)

In Semester 1, 2021, we'll be teaching courses on campus and online. Delivery modes vary for each course and may change in future semesters.

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