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Undergraduate Advanced Diploma in British Archaeology

  • 1. The course shall consist of lectures, tutorials, seminars and classes on the subject of British archaeology. The course, which is available on a part-time basis only, will be followed over one year.

  • 2. The subjects of the course will be taught in a single one-year module from the schedule below. Candidates may not follow a module which they have previously undertaken as part of the Diploma in British Archaeology.

  • 3. Every candidate will be required to satisfy the examiners in the following:

    • (a) Three coursework assignments, each of which shall not exceed 2,500 words in length, based on the theoretical courses;

    • (b) One practical logbook which shall not exceed 4,000 words;

    • (c) A dissertation on a topic in British Archaeology which shall not exceed 10,000 words on a topic approved by the course director, based on one or more of the modules studied during the Diploma and the Advanced Diploma.

  • Assignments under 3(a) and (b), and the dissertation under 3(c), will be submitted via the University approved online assessment platform. All work must be submitted for consideration by such dates as the examiners shall determine and shall notify candidates.

  • 4. Candidates may be required to attend a viva voce examination at the end of the course.

  • 5. Candidates who fail to satisfy the examiners in the assignments under 3, may be permitted to resubmit work in respect of the part or parts of the examination which they have failed on not more than one occasion which shall normally be within one year of the initial failure.

  • Schedule 

    Modules currently available are: 

    Module 1: Early Prehistoric Britain 

    Module 2: Later Prehistoric and Roman Britain 

    Module 3: Anglo-Saxon, Viking and Medieval Britain  

    Only one module shall be offered each year.