1 Admission into GDPSM-Graduate Diploma in Screen and Media Production 1a Admission into MSM-Master of Screen and Media Production 1b Admission into GCARCH-Graduate Certificate in Archaeology 1c Admission into GDPCHM-Graduate Diploma in Cultural Heritage Management 1d Admission into MCHM-Master of Cultural Heritage Management 1e Admission into GCAHHS-Graduate Certificate in Applied History and Heritage Studies 1f Admission into GDPAHHS-Graduate Diploma in Applied History and Heritage Studies 1g Admission into GDPAHM-Graduate Diploma in Archaeology and Heritage Management 1h Admission into MAHMA-Master of Archaeology and Heritage Management [1.5 years] 1i Admission into MSMA-Master of Screen and Media Production [1 year] 1j Admission into MAHM-Master of Archaeology and Heritage Management Must Satisfy: ((1 or 1a or 1b or 1c or 1d or 1e or 1f or 1g or 1h or 1i or 1j))
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This topic provides experience in historical archaeological field methods. The topic contains some lecture and workshop content, but will mostly be directed towards teaching students in-depth practical recording, excavation and assessment skills necessary for historical archaeological research. The location of the field school is to be decided.A fee may be charged to cover costs for accommodation, subsistence and transport.
This topic aims to:
develop field skills associated with the practice of historical archaeology
develop historical documentary research skills associated with the practice of historical archaeology
improve understanding of the relationship between excavation, survey and analysis
Expected learning outcomes
On completion of this topic students will be able to:
identify the professional skills required to conduct historical archaeological field work
classify and catalogue a selection of historical archaeological material
relate information provided in primary and secondary source material to an actual archaeological site and evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of comparing documentary information with material evidence
demonstrate an understanding of the range of recording processes necessary on an historical archaeological field project
record this fieldwork process to an acceptable professional standard
Key dates and timetable
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