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AR4007 - Archaeological Research Methods

Credit points: 6
Year: 2023
Student Contribution Band: Band 4
Administered by: College of Arts, Society & Education

Available only to students enrolled in the BA(Hons), BSocSc(Hons), BSc (Hons). Students must participate in compulsory field trip prior to semester commencing.

Advanced field methods and analysis subject. Students are required to participate in field work and the analysis of archaeological and/or cultural heritage material and data under the direction of the subject coordinator.

There are additional charges for this subject; please contact the School for details.

Learning Outcomes

  • acquire the skills required to engage in research associated with higher degree research projects;
  • cultivate a critical understanding of key debates in areas of research theory and/or methodology;
  • demonstrate the students knowledge of the discipline.

Subject Assessment

  • Oral > Presentation 1 - (20%) - Individual
  • Written > Project report - (60%) - Individual
  • Performance/Practice/Product > Practical assessment/practical skills demonstration - (20%) - Individual.
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Combinations:
AR5201

Availabilities

Townsville, Study Period 2, Intensive
Census Date 24-Aug-2023
Face to face teaching (Dates to be provided)
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 6 credit point subject is approximately 260 hours.

  • 6 hours online Workshops
  • 30 hours fieldwork - Fieldwork 5 x 6 hour days
  • assessment and self-directed study

Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.