Archaeology

This Higher Diploma equips the student with core knowledge in aspects of prehistoric, medieval, and modern Irish and European archaeology. It also develops first-stage archaeological research skills in order to position the student to conduct independent research and provides a basis for entry to higher-level postgraduate degree programmes. The structure and content of the programme may suit those interested in changing career direction and especially mature students who wish to enter the postgraduate sector and require a flexible schedule. The modules on offer include: Semester 1—People, Ritual and Death: Life in Early Prehistoric Europe; Metal, Warfare and Chiefdoms—The Bronze Age Roots of European Civilisation; Explaining Prehistory: Current Research Trends; Public Archaeology; Castles, Colonists and Crannogs 1100–1350; Option (student chooses one): Early Kingship: From Chaos to Cosmos, or Space, Place and the Irish Landscape. Semester 2— Interpretation in Archaeology; Archaeology in Practice; Minor Dissertation, and Landscape and Archaelogy: Context and Practice.
Nivel NFQ: 9
Duración: 1
Ciudad: GALWAY
Area del curso: Humanities
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