Units of Study

Additional unit of study in Semester 1

BDES3030 Roman Architecture: Creation-Reception, available in semester 1 to Archaeology students who have met the prerequisites.




ARCA2602 - Field Methods

Semester 1, 2011  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Martin David Gibbs

Description

This unit is an essential introduction to the basic principles and skills involved in archaeological fieldwork. A special focus is on the practical aspects of archaeological research design, including sampling and survey strategies. The unit includes lectures and on-campus training in core survey techniques, including site descriptions and field-plans, tape and compass site recording and surveys using dumpy-level. The ethical and legal aspects of archaeological field investigations will also be considered.

Assessments

one 3000 word report/lab book (60%), one 1000 word class test (40%)

Classes

1x1 hour lecture and 1x2 hour workshop per week

Prerequisites

12 junior credit points of Archaeology

Prohibitions

ARPH3921

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