UCL (University College London)

Course Introduction

This degree offers all the flexibility of the Archaeology BA programme combined with the opportunity to study abroad. The third year of the degree is spent at an approved partner university in Australia, Canada, Europe, Japan or the United States.

Course Modules

Year 1 examples: Past societies; introduction to archaeological field methods and techniques; interdisciplinary approaches to archaeological problems; introduction to social anthropology. Year 2 examples: Geoarchaeology; public archaeology; the prehistoric Mediterranean; advanced field techniques. Year 3: Year abroad. Year 4 examples: Texts in archaeology; ancient Egyptian writing and inscriptions; Greek art and architecture; zooarchaeology.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
4 years
Full Time With Time Abroad
BA (Hons) £21,320  Academic year. First year overseas fees
4 years
Full Time With Time Abroad
BA (Hons) £9,000  Academic year. First year home fees

Qualifications required:

  • SQA Advanced Higher ABB-AAB
  • Irish Leaving Certificates AABBB
  • GCE A-level ABBe-AABe
  • European Baccalaureate 77%
  • International Baccalaureate
  • Course specific
  • GCE AS-level
  • BTEC National Diploma DDD
  • BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma DDD
  • SQA Higher
  • GCSE/SQA Standard Grade

Key Course Information

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100% Overall, I am satisfied with the quality of the course

The course is well organised and is running smoothly 97%
I have been able to access general IT resources when I needed to 100%
The library resources and services are good enough for my needs 100%

£22,000 Average salary 6 months after course has finished

65% Go on to work and/or study

In work 15
Studying 50
Studying and working 0
Unemployed 25
Unknown 5

26% Total study time lectures

Total Written: 38%

Total Coursework: 62%

£5,337 - £7,371
Typical cost of university accommodation

£5,915 - £6,624
Typical cost of private accommodation