What does it mean to be human? As the only discipline that looks at the human journey as a whole, archaeologists play a unique role in understanding the past, and building our knowledge of who we are and how we got here.
If you're endlessly curious about the past, La Trobe's Bachelor of Archaeology is the perfect place to develop specialist skills and knowledge, and build a rewarding career as a professional archaeologist or heritage manager.
You'll learn from renowned researchers in La Trobe's world-class facilities and benefit from both a hands-on and academic perspective.
Exploring Australia's rich and varied Indigenous cultures, as well as peoples from other ancient and urban societies around the globe, you'll develop in-demand, specialist skills in contemporary archaeological practice.
For students interested in further study or a global career in archaeology, the Bachelor of Archaeology will give you strong field skills applicable anywhere in the world.
Archaeological fieldwork methods
Ethical heritage management
Ancient societies and civilisations
Scientific methods of archaeological practice
Explore a wide range of scientific techniques and methods, including geophysical survey, geographic information systems (GIS), archaeomagnetic dating, and ancient DNA.