UCL (University College London)

Course Introduction

In this programme some of the world's leading researchers introduce essential archaeological concepts, issues, and analytical techniques. Through your selection of optional courses, field projects and dissertation topics you will also develop knowledge of particular chronological periods, geographical areas and specialist skills to support your own interests and development

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 examples: Texts in archaeology; ancient Egyptian writing and inscriptions; Greek art and architecture; zooarchaeology.

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 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 97%

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

75% Go on to work and/or study

In work 35
Studying 30
Studying and working 10
Unemployed 20
Unknown 5

26% Total study time lectures

Total Written: 22%

Total Coursework: 78%

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

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