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Major

Archaeological Science

Bachelors of Commerce/Science

Archaeologists are increasingly using scientific approaches to their work.

In this major, you'll study core electives that examine areas like geography, earth sciences, biology and psychology, while developing skills in scientific reasoning.

Future work includes positions in museums, cultural centres and agencies, law enforcement, government departments, 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

Business and management (undergraduate)

$55K–$57K

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Graduate salary

Science and mathematics (undergraduate)

$62K–$66K

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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
  • Research experience
  • Laboratory work
  • Fieldwork
  • Workshops

What you'll study

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