Institute of Archaeology


Graduate Taught Programme Modules

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

Graduate Student Timetable 2019-20
Code Module TitleCredits 
ARCL0181 Advanced Forensic Anthropology15
ARCL0135 Aegean Prehistory: Major Themes and Current Debates15
ARCL0126 Antiquities and the Law15
 ARCL0096 Archaeobotanical Analysis in Practice15
ARCL0102Archaeological Ceramics Analysis15
 ARCL0160 Archaeological Data Science15
ARCL0099 Archaeological glass and glazes15
ARCL0153 Archaeological Heritage Management in Asia15
ARCL0152 Archaeologies of Asia15
ARCL0145Archaeologies of Modern Conflict15
ARCL0127Archaeology and Education15
ARCL0154Archaeology of Buddhism15
ARCL0212 Archaeology of Early Human Origins 15
ARCL0122 Archaeology of Human Evolution in Africa15
ARCL0109 Archaeology of Hunter-Gatherers from Emergence of Modern Humans15
ARCL0098Archaeometallurgy: Mining and extractive technology15
ARCL0137Aztec Archaeology: codices and ethnohistory15
 ARCL0146British and European Prehistory: Neolithic to Iron Age15
ARCL0132Collections Curatorship15
ARCL0118Collections Management and Care30
ARCL0172Comparative Archaeologies of the Americas I: First People to Emerging Complexity15
ARCL0188Comparative Archaeologies of the Americas II : Empires, states and settlement15
ARCL0161Complexity, Space and Human History15
ARCL0112Conservation in Cross-Disciplinary Contexts 15
ARCL0106 Conservation: Materials Science30
ARCL0104Conservation Processes30
ARCL0105Conservation Studies60
ARCL0082Coptic Language and Culture15
ARCL0149Critical Perspectives on Cultural Heritage15
ARCL0121 Cultural Memory15
ARCL0116 Dental Anthropology15
ARCL0148Digital Heritage: Applications in Heritage Management15
ARCL0136Egyptian Archaeology Through the Petrie Museum: an Object-Based Theoretical Approach15
ARCL0129Environmental Archaeology in Practice 
ARCL0124Evolution of Human Brain and Behaviour15
ARCL0087Exploratory Data Analysis in Archaeology15
ARCL0131Exhibition Project15
ARCL0119Forensic Anthropology15
ARCL0156 Funerary Archaeology15
ARCL0097Geoarchaeology: Methods and Concepts15
ARCL0095 GIS Approaches to Past Landscape15
ARCL0094 GIS in Archaeology and History15
ARCL0199Heritage Ethics and Archaeological Practice in the Middle East and Mediterranean15
ARCL0144 Heritage, Globalisation and Development15
ARCL0100 Interpreting Pottery15
ARCL0159 Introduction to Ancient Egyptian Language15
ARCL0113Investigating and Understanding Objects15
ARCL0170 Laboratory and Instrumental Skills in Archaeological Science15
ARCL0162Making and Meaning in Ancient Greek Art15
ARCL0164 Making and Meaning in Ancient Roman Art15
ARCL0108Managing Archaeological Sites30
ARCL0093 Managing Museums15
ARCL0120 Maya Art, Architecture and Archaeology15
ARCL0086Medieval Archaeology: Selected Topics and Current Issues30
ARCL0142Mediterranean Dynamics15
ARCL0141Mediterranean Prehistory15
ARCL0117Methodology and Issues in Bioarchaeology and Palaeoepidemiology15
ARCL0200Middle Bronze Age to the Iron Age of the Near East15
ARCL0114Morphology and Palaeopathology of the Human Skeleton15
ARCL0088Museum and Site Interpretation30
ARCL0130Museum Communication and Audience Engagement15
ARCL0101Prehistoric Stone Artefact Analysis15
ARCL0111Preventive Conservation15
ARCL0091Public Archaeology30
ARCL0143Remote Sensing15
ARCL0128Resources and Subsistence15
ARCL0110Skills for Conservation Management15
ARCL0103Spatial Statistics, Network Analysis and Human History15
ARCL0158Structure and Deterioration of Craft Materials15
ARCL0169Technology within Society15
ARCL0157The Archaeology of Egypt and the Near East: A Comparative Approach15
ARCL0210The Archaeology of the Silk Roads15
ARCL0107 The Internship150
ARCL0092The Museum: Critical Perspectives15
ARCL0151The Neolithic and Early Bronze Age of the Near East: The emergence of villages and urban societies15
ARCL0147 Themes and Debates in Egyptian Archaeology15
ARCL0178Themes and Debates in Islamic Archaeology and Heritage15
ARCL0123 Themes in Palaeoanthropology and Palaeolithic Archaeology30
ARCL0134Themes, Thought and Theory in World Archaeology: Current Topics15
ARCL0133 Themes, Thought and Theory in World Archaeology: Foundations15
ARCL0115Variation and Evolution of the Human Skull15
ARCL0171Working with Artefacts and Assemblages30
ARCL0125Zooarchaeology in practice15

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


Code Module titleCredits
ARCL0198African Heritage15
ARCL0140Ancient Italy in the Mediterranean15
ARCL0180Archaeologies of the Modern World15
ARCL0081Late Egyptian Language15
ARCL0138Mediterranean World in the Iron Age 15
ARCL0159Middle Egyptian Language15
ARCL0174 Nature, Culture and the Languages of Art: Theories and Methodologies of Art Interpretation15
ARCL0155Social Complexity in Early China from the Neolithic to the Early Empire15
ARCL0176Social and Material Contexts of Art: Comparative Approaches to Art Explanation15
ARCL0189Sources and Social Research Methods for Heritage and Archaeology15
ARCL0167The Transformation of the Roman Mediterranean15