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Major

Archaeological Science

Bachelors of Science/Laws (Honours)

Expand your knowledge of geography, earth sciences, biology and psychology.

In this major, you'll examine key developments in human evolution, civilisation and our relationship with the world around us.

You’ll develop and apply your knowledge through a combination of theory-based and practical learning. This includes participating in lab and field-based research projects to gain experience in surveying, excavation and scientific analysis.

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
  • Cultural heritage consultant
  • Project archaeologist
  • Senior Aboriginal archaeologist

Graduate salary

Humanities, culture and social sciences (undergraduate)

$56K–$60K

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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
  • Tutorials
  • Research experience
  • Laboratory work
  • Fieldwork

What you'll study

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