Institute of Archaeology


Graduate Taught Programme Modules

Please note not all courses are available every year. For the latest information, including terms, times and classrooms, please contact Lisa Daniel.

Provisional Graduate Student Timetable 2018-19
course code
 course title
ARCL0082 (ARCLG332) Coptic Language and Culture 15
ARCL0088 (ARCLG034) Museum and site interpretation 30
ARCL0091 (ARCLG056)
Public Archaeology 30
ARCL0092 (ARCLG064) The Museum: Critical Perspectives 15
ARCL0093 (ARCLG065) Managing Museums 15
ARCL0094 (ARCLG090) GIS in Archaeology and History
ARCL0095 (ARCLG091) GIS Approaches to Past Landscape
ARCL0096 (ARCLG101) Archaeobotanical analysis in practice 15
ARCL0097 (ARCLG104)
Geoarchaeology: Methods and Concepts 15
ARCL0098 (ARCLG108) Archaeometallurgy: Mining and extractive technology 15
ARCL0099 (ARCLG111) Archaeological glass and glazes 15
ARCL0100 (ARCLG112) Interpreting Pottery 15
Prehistoric Stone Artefact Analysis 15
ARCL0102 (ARCLG114) Archaeological Ceramics Analysis 15
ARCL0103 (ARCLG117) Spatial Statistics, Network Analysis and Human History
ARCL0104 (ARCLG121)
Conservation Processes 30
ARCL0105 (ARCLG122) Conservation Studies 60
ARCL0106 (ARCLG123) Conservation: Materials Science 30
ARCL0107 (ARCLG125) The Internship 150
ARCL0108 (ARCLG127) Managing archaeological sites 30
ARCL0109 (ARCLG128)
Archaeology of Hunter-Gatherers from Emergence of Modern Humans 15
ARCL0110 (ARCLG139) Skills for conservation management 15
ARCL0111 (ARCLG140) Conservation in practice: preventive conservation 15
ARCL0112 (ARCLG141)
Issues in conservation: context of conservation 15
ARCL0113 (ARCLG142) Issues in conservation: understanding objects 15
ARCL0114 (ARCLG143) Morphology and palaeopathology of the human skeleton 15
ARCL0115 (ARCLG144) Variation and evolution of the human skull 15
ARCL0116 (ARCLG145) Dental anthropology 15
ARCL0117 (ARCLG146) Methodology and issues in bioarchaeology and palaeoepidemiology 15
ARCL0118 (ARCLG148) Collections management and care 30
ARCL0119 (ARCLG151) Forensic anthropology 15
ARCL0120 (ARCLG158)
Maya Art, Architecture and Archaeology 15
ARCL0121 (ARCLG175) Cultural Memory 15
ARCL0122 (ARCLG176) Archaeology of Human Evolution in Africa 15
ARCL0123 (ARCLG179) Themes in Palaeoanthropology and Palaeolithic Archaeology 30
ARCL0124 (ARCLG183)
Evolution of Human Brain and Behaviour 15
ARCL0125 (ARCLG184) Zooarchaeology in practice 15
ARCL0126 (ARCLG185) Antiquities and the law 15
ARCL0127 (ARCLG186) Archaeology and education 15
ARCL0128 (ARCLG187) Resources and Subsistence 15
ARCL0129 (ARCLG188) Environmental Archaeology in Practice 15
ARCL0130 (ARCLG190) Museum Communication and Audience Engagement 15
ARCL0131 (ARCLG191) Exhibition Project 15
ARCL0132 (ARCLG192) Collections Curatorship 15
ARCL0133 (ARCLG193) Themes, Thought and Theory in World Archaeology: Foundations 15
ARCL0134 (ARCLG194) Themes, Thought and Theory in World Archaeology: Current Topics
ARCL0135 (ARCLG195) Aegean Prehistory: major themes and current debates 15
ARCL0136 (ARCLG200) Egyptian Archaeology: an Object-Based Theoretical Approach 15
ARCL0137 (ARCLG201) Aztec archaeology: codices and ethnohistory 15
ARCL0138 (ARCLG202) Mediterranean World in the Iron Age 15
ARCL0140 (ARCLG203) Ancient Italy in the Mediterranean 15
ARCL0141 (ARCLG205) Mediterranean Prehistory 15
ARCL0142 (ARCLG206) Mediterranean Dynamics 15
ARCL0144 (ARCLG209) Heritage, Globalisation and Development 15
ARCL0146 (ARCLG218) British and European Prehistory: Neolithic to Iron Age 15
ARCL0147 (ARCLG226)
Themes and Debates in Egyptian Archaeology
ARCL0148 (ARCLG233)
Applied Heritage Management 15
ARCL0149 (ARCLG234)
Critical Perspectives on Cultural Heritage 15
ARCL0151 (ARCLG269)
The Neolithic and Early Bronze Age of the Near East: The emergence of villages and urban societies 15
ARCL0152 (ARCLG274)
Archaeologies of Asia 15
ARCL0153 (ARCLG275) Archaeological Heritage Management in Asia 15
ARCL0154 (ARCLG277)
Archaeology of Buddhism 15
ARCL0155 (ARCLG278) Social Complexity in Early China: from the Neolithic to the Early Empire 15
ARCL0156 (ARCLG281)
Funerary Archaeology 15
ARCL0157 (ARCLG313) The Archaeology of Egypt and the Near East: A Comparative Approach 15
ARCL0158 (ARCLG327)
Material structure and deterioration of craft materials 15
ARCL0159 (ARCLG328) Introduction to Ancient Egyptian Language 15
ARCL0160 (ARCLG338) Archaeological Data Science 15
ARCL0161 (ARCLG339) Complexity, Space and Human History 15
ARCL0162 (ARCLG340) Making and Meaning in Ancient Greek Art 15
ARCL0164 (ARCLG341) Making and Meaning in Ancient Roman Art
ARCL0167 (ARCLG345) The Transformation of the Roman Mediterranean 15
ARCL0169 (ARCLG346) Technology within Society 15
ARCL0170 (ARCLG347) Laboratory and instrumental skills in archaeological science 15
ARCL0171 (ARCLG348) Working with artefacts and assemblages 15
ARCL0172 (ARCLG350) Comparative Archaeologies of the Americas I: First People to Emerging Complexity
ARCL0174 (ARCLG352) Nature, culture and the languages of art: theories and methodologies of art interpretation 15
ARCL0176 (ARCLG353) Social and material contexts of art: comparative approaches to art explanation 15
ARCL0178 (ARCLG354) Themes and Debates in Islamic Archaeology and Heritage 15
ARCL0180 (ARCLG355)
Archaeologies of the Modern World 15
ARCL0181 (ARCLG356) Advanced Forensic Anthropology 15
ARCL0188 Comparative Archaeologies of the Americas II : Empires, states and settlement 15
ARCL0189 Sources and social research methods for heritage and archaeology 15
ARCL0198 African Heritage 15
ARCL0199 (ARCLG357) Heritage Ethics and Archaeological Practice in the Middle East and Mediterranean

Please note not all courses are available every year. For the latest information, including terms, times and classrooms, please contact Lisa Daniel.


course code
 course title
ARCLG004  Medieval Archaeology: select topics and current problems 30
ARCLG021 Exploring data analysis in Archaeology 15
Evolution of Palaeolithic and Neolithic Societies in the Near East
Remote Sensing
Archaeologies of Modern Conflict 15
The Archaeology of Complex Urban Sites: analytical and interpretative strategies 15
ARCLG227 Technology in Society: Archaeology and Ethnography in the Andes 15
Climate Change and Human Responses in Holocene Africa 15
Middle Bronze Age to the Iron Age in the Near East: City-States and Empires
Cities, States and Religions in Ancient India
Late Egyptian Language
Old and Middle Egyptian Texts
ARCLG342 Intangible Dimensions of Museum Objects from Egypt 15