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Bachelor of Archaeology
Bachelor of Archaeology

Bachelor of Archaeology

  • ID:MU610013
  • Level:3-Year Bachelor's Degree
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Admission Requirements

Entry requirement

English requirement

IELTS Overall:  6.5, Reading: 6, Writing: 6, Listening: 6, Speaking: 6


Course Information

Archaeology is the scientific excavation and study of ancient human material remains for the purpose of learning about the culture and society of people who lived in the past. It can involve examining artefacts, buildings, graves, inscriptions, tools and other objects. To help them fathom what can appear to be a giant jigsaw puzzle, archaeologists use many new interpretive approaches and recovery techniques, as well as traditional tools and contemporary technologies such as satellite imagery.

In the Bachelor of Archaeology, you’ll explore theories and trends that have shaped the history of archaeology, and undertake study in laboratories and out in the field. You’ll develop key research skills to identify and solve complex archaeological problems, and you’ll be able to show awareness and respect for contemporary cultural perspectives and cultural heritage practices.


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Course structure

Essential units

150 credit points

  • Digging up the Past: An Introduction to Archaeology

  • World Archaeology

  • Myth in the Ancient World

  • Ancient Egyptian and Near Eastern Archaeology

  • Minos and Mycenae: The Aegean Bronze Age

  • Ancient Egypt: Culture and Society

  • Ancient Egyptian and Near Eastern Art: Theory and Practice

  • Archaeology of Death and Burial

  • Archaeology and Society: Archaeological Evidence

  • Material Culture and Museum Studies

  • PACE: Cultural Heritage and Public History

  • Dialogue of Cultures in the Ancient World

  • State Formation in the Ancient World

  • Laboratory Methods of Archaeology

Field Methods of Archaeology

Capstone unit

10 credit points

  • Capstone in Ancient History and Archaeology

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Pre Courses

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Pathway Courses

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

  • Archaeologist

  • Conservator

  • Cultural heritage specialist

  • Information or records manager

  • Museum curator

  • Museum education officer

  • Researcher

  • Tour leader

Ability to settle

Overseas Student Health Cover

OSHC: 530 ($) AUD per year

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