Archaeology in Theory and Practice

University of Glasgow

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Archaeology in Theory and Practice

  • Host University

    University of Glasgow

  • Location

    Glasgow, Scotland

  • Area of Study

    Archaeology

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    Two Archaeology level 1 courses

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Upper

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    Hours & Credits

  • Scotcat Credits

    20
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    5
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    7
  • Overview

    This course provides students with the opportunity to learn about the craft of archaeology in terms of the concepts and theories through which past societies are understood and the practical and scientific skills, methods and techniques which archaeologists use to recover, analyse and interpret artefacts, sites and landscapes.
    Timetable
    The course is taught through 22 one-hour lectures, a series of two-hour practical classes and two field trips. In any one week, a student will typically have two lectures and either a practical class or a field trip.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.

ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System) credits are converted to semester credits/quarter units differently among U.S. universities. Students should confirm the conversion scale used at their home university when determining credit transfer.

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