BSc (Hons) Archaeology

Cornwall presents a great setting for study due to its coastline, beaches and moorlands, ready to be investigated from an archaeological standpoint.

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(This video contains information about both FdSc and BSc (Hons) Archaeology)

Strong on fieldwork, the use of digital techniques, museum work, laboratory analysis and artefact care, you have many opportunities to undertake surveys and discover the practical essentials of professional archaeology. Establishing a good grounding in world scientific and environmental archaeology, you will explore the subject with a range of both theoretical and practical skills. Working in the laboratory, you will get some hands-on experience with pollen analysis to explore key developments and diversity. Further practical work will include designing and organising a public exhibition producing informative posters, delivering and preparing conference papers for publication and writing a dissertation. 

Where will this course take me?

You can top-up this qualification at Truro and Penwith College by enrolling in:

This qualification can take you into roles such as:

  • Archaeologist 
  • Heritage manager
  • Gallery Exhibitions Officer
  • Specialised museum Assistant
  • Historic Buildings Conservation Officer

How to Apply

Applications for September 2021 are now open. 

Please apply to this course via Ucas using the below information: 

UCAS Institution: Truro and Penwith College
UCAS Institution Code: T85
UCAS Course Code: V401

BSc (Hons) Archaeology
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