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Learn first hand about archaeological methods and techniques, including field survey and excavation, materials analysis, and how to interpret archaeological collections and sites.

You'll develop unique skills for employment within museums, cultural centres and agencies, law enforcement, government departments, educational and research institutions.

Highlights

1 in Queensland for archaeology

QS World University Rankings 2020

1 in Australia for social sciences and humanities

CWTS Leiden Ranking 2019

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:

  • Heritage consultant
  • Historian
  • Field researcher
  • Historical archaeology consultant
  • Project archaeologist
  • Cultural heritage consultant

This Major is available as:

  • Major
  • Extended Major

How you'll learn

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

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

What you'll study

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