Units of Study
ARCA2620 - Maritime Archaeology
Semester 1, 2012 | Credit Points: 6
Coordinator: Martin David Gibbs
Maritime Archaeology is an exploration of human relationships with the sea, from earliest times to the modern day. This unit examines the origins of the discipline and the methods and theories currently used in maritime archaeological investigation. It draws on case studies above and below the water including shipwrecks, maritime infrastructure and maritime societies, with a focus on Australian sites. It also reviews issues surrounding the conservation and management of maritime heritage sites.
1x3000wd essay and presentation (60%) and 1x1.5hr class test (40%)
1x2-hr lecture/week, 1x1-hr tutorial/week
12 junior credit points of Archaeology
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