UCL (University College London)

Course Introduction

The combined Archaeology and Anthropology BA develops an understanding of the relationship between archaeology and anthropology as subjects offering a uniquely broad perspective on human experience, past and present. It draws upon an unparalleled range of expertise in the analysis of social change, human evolution and material culture.

Course Modules

Year 1 examples: Past societies; introduction to archaeological field methods and techniques; introductory social anthropology 1 A. Year 2 examples: Current issues in archaeological theory; theoretical perspectives in social anthropology and material culture; research and presentation skills. Year 3 examples: Research and presentation skills; dissertation; applied fieldwork portfolio.

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

Qualifications required:

  • SQA Advanced Higher AAB
  • Irish Leaving Certificates AAABB
  • GCE A-level AAB
  • European Baccalaureate 80%
  • International Baccalaureate 36
  • 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: 31%

Total Coursework: 69%

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

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