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Bachelor of Archaeology
Bachelor of Archaeology

Bachelor of Archaeology

  • ID:UBC010018
  • Level:4-Year Bachelor's Degree
  • Duration:
  • Intake:
  • Type:Full-time

Fees (CAD)

  • Application Fee:$168.25
  • TuitionFee/Year:$39,573.60
  • LivingFee/Year:$11,000.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:$500.00
  • OtherFee/Year:$798.57
  • Application Fee:$168.25
  • TuitionFee/Year:$39,573.60
  • LivingFee/Year:$11,000.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:$500.00
  • OtherFee/Year:$798.57

* Student fees , Books and supplies (excluding laptop) ...

Estimated Total/program:
$208,161.68
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Admission Requirements

Entry Requirement

English Requirement

Nine ways to meet UBC’s English language admission requirement

  1. Complete four or more consecutive years of recognized, full-time education in English within Canada immediately prior to attending UBC.
  2. Complete four or more consecutive years of full-time education in English in a country other than Canada where English is the principal language. These four years must be immediately prior to attending UBC.
  3. Achieve a final exam grade of 70% or better on the provincial examination portion of Alberta English Language Arts 30-1, BC English 12 (achieved August 2019 or earlier), or equivalents.
  4. Achieve a final grade of 4 or better on Advanced Placement (AP) English Language & Composition or AP Literature & Composition; or achieve a final grade of 5 or better on International Baccalaureate English A (higher-level or standard-level).
  5. Achieve the competence standard indicated by one of the tests of English language proficiency that evaluates skills in listening, reading, speaking, and writing.
  6. Successfully complete six credits of post-secondary first-year English studies at a recognized university in an English-speaking country. You must submit a transcript showing completion of these courses by February 15. For students at North American post-secondary institutions registered in English courses in the January to April term, we will accept a final transcript showing completion of these courses until May 15, if there are spaces left in your degree.
  7. Graduate from a recognized degree program at an accredited university at which English is the primary language of instruction in a country where English is the principal language.
  8. Attend four or more years at an eligible international secondary school that uses English as the language of instruction but operates in a country where the primary language is not English. These four years must be immediately prior to attending UBC. You will need to submit a transcript as soon as possible to UBC’s Undergraduate Admissions Office.
  9. Achieve a UBC Certificate in English Language or CEL by completing Level 600 of the UBC English Language Institute’s English for Academic Purposes program on UBC’s Vancouver campus.

Tests that satisfy UBC’s English Language Admission Standard

Test   Minimum score [1]
CAEL Canadian Academic English Language assessment Overall 70
Cambridge English Qualifications B2 First
C1 Advanced
C2 Proficiency
180
CEL UBC Certificate in English 600
IELTS International English Language Testing System (Academic) 6.5, with no part less than 6.0
PTE Pearson Test of English (Academic) Overall: 65
Reading: 60
Listening: 60
Writing: 60
Speaking: 60
TOEFL Test of English as a Foreign Language Internet-based test (UBC’s institution code is 0965) Overall: 90
Reading: 22
Listening: 22
Writing: 21
Speaking: 21
 

Course Information

Learn about world archaeology – from the emergence of humankind to the beginning of state societies – and examine the beginnings of the economic, social, political, and artistic traditions and systems of the great civilizations. You can pursue studies in archaeology by tailoring your course selection to include an archaeological focus and selecting a specialization in Anthropology or Classical, Near Eastern, and Religious Studies.

Archaeology courses in the Department of Anthropology explore the archaeological past of British Columbia, subarctic Canada, Mesoamerica, eastern Asia, east Africa, and Europe while emphasizing current methods, theory, and practice of archaeological research. Although not a degree program in itself, the concentration allows students to explore the subject as a focus of their studies towards a BA in Anthropology.

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