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AR4007 - Archaeological Research Methods

Credit points: 6
Year: 2015
Student Contribution Band: Band 1
Administered by: College of Arts, Society & Education

Available only to students enrolled in the BA(Hons), BSocSc(Hons), BSc (Hons) and GradDipSocSc. Students must participate in compulsory field trip prior to semester commencing. Field Trip dates: Mon 2 June to Sat 7 June 2014.

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.


Townsville, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 27-Aug-2015
Coordinator: Dr Nigel Chang
Lecturer: Dr Shelley Greer.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours practicals
  • 26 hours workshops/Seminars
Assessment: participation in archeological field work (25%); assignments (50%); poster paper (25%).

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.