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ARCA4011 - Archaeology Honours A

Semester 2, 2012  |  Credit Points: 12

Coordinator: Roland J Fletcher


The Honours program in Archaeology consists of:
1. a thesis written under the supervision of one or more members of academic staff
2. two seminars that meet weekly for two hours (or equivalent) each for Semester 1.

The thesis should be of 18,000-20,000 words in length. Each seminar requires 6,000 words of written work or its equivalent.

The thesis is worth 60% of the final Honours mark and each of the seminars is worth 20%.

The following seminars are on offer in 2012:

History and Philosophy of Archaeology (Prof Roland Fletcher)
Approaches to Archaeological Research (Dr Javier Alvarez-Mon, Dr Annie Clarke, Dr Lesley Beaumont)

For more information, contact Dr Lesley Beaumont (Chair of Department).


a thesis of 18000-20000 words and 6000 words of written work or its equivalent for each seminar


2x2-hr seminars/week, each seminar meets weekly for 2 hours for one semester (or equivalent)


Credit average or better in 48 senior credit points in Archaeology (including cross-listed units for students doing Honours in Heritage Studies topics (see separate Heritage Studies entry).

Additional Information

Students intending to enrol in Archaeology Honours should normally have obtained credit or better results in ARCA3601 or one of ARCA3602, ARCA3603, ARCA3604, ARNE3691.
Please contact relevant Departmental staff for advice and assistance. All students with credit or above results are encouraged to apply for Honours.

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