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Brigid Geist

Archaeology BA, Third year

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60% rated 4* (‘world-leading’) or 3* (‘internationally excellent’)

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Entry 2015

Archaeology combines the arts and the sciences to research past societies and their heritage. At UCL, the Institute of Archaeology's enthusiastic staff, our outstanding library, laboratories, and collections, and 70 days' funded fieldwork, encourages undergraduates to engage with and contribute to this global research, while developing skills relevant to many employers.

Degree programmes

UCAS Degree programme Qualification Duration
F401 Archaeology with a Year Abroad BA 4
F400 Archaeology BA 3
F402 Archaeology BSc 3
FL46 Archaeology and Anthropology BA 3
VQ48 Classical Archaeology and Classical Civilisation BA 3
F424 Egyptian Archaeology BA 3


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First career destinations

  • Learning Support Office, National Maritime Museum (2012)
  • Teaching Assistant, SEN School (2012)
  • Full-time student, MA in Artefact Studies at UCL (2011)
  • Field Archaeologist, Museum of London (2011)
  • Archaeologist, British Institute of Archaeology (2010)

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