Master of Arts

Archaeology

For candidates admitted under Rule (a)
Program of Study Credit Points
Prescribed Units for this Major
Complete the following units:
24 cps
Unit Code Unit Title Unit cps  
ARPA104 Archaeology: Principles and Practices 6  
ARPA343 Archaeology in the Field 6  
ARPA356 Archaeology in the Laboratory 6  
ARPA500 Debates in Archaeology 6  
And complete 6 credit points from the following units: 6 cps
ARPA100 Great Excavations: Key Discoveries in Archaeology 6  
ARPA107 Bones and Stones: Archaeology and Human Evolution 6  
And complete 6 to 18 credit points from the following units: 6-18 cps
HUMS507 Minor Research Project 6  
HUMS508 Major Research Project 12  
Listed Units for this Major
Complete 12 credit points from the following units:
12 cps
ANCH315 The Shadow of Vesuvius: Pompeii and Herculaneum 6  
ARPA301 Maritime Archaeology 6  
ARPA302 Aboriginal Archaeology 6  
ARPA306 Archaeologies of the Modern World 6  
ARPA307 Experimental Archaeology 6  
ARPA309 Zooarchaeology 6  
ARPA310 From Bread to Wine: The Archaeology of Food 6  
ARPA311 First Farmers: Understanding the Neolithic Revolution in the Ancient Near East 6  
ARPA312 Hot Stuff: Exploring Ancient Pyrotechnologies through Archaeology and Experiment 6  
ARPA352 Public Archaeology and Management 6  
ARPA359 Advanced Analytic and Interpretative Methods 6  
ARPA370 Forensic Archaeology 6  
ARPA384 Stone Tools: Analysis and Interpretation 6  
NR331 Remote Sensing and Surveying 6  
And complete 24 credit points from the following units: 24 cps
ANCH515 The Shadow of Vesuvius: Pompeii and Herculaneum 6  
ARPA501 Maritime Archaeology 6  
ARPA502 Aboriginal Archaeology 6  
ARPA506 Archaeologies of the Modern World 6  
ARPA507 Experimental Archaeology 6  
ARPA509 Zooarchaeology 6  
ARPA510 From Bread to Wine: The Archaeology of Food 6  
ARPA511 First Farmers: Understanding the Neolithic Revolution in the Ancient Near East 6  
ARPA512 Hot Stuff: Exploring Ancient Pyrotechnologies through Archaeology and Experiment 6  
ARPA552 Public Archaeology and Management 6  
ARPA559 Advanced Analytic and Interpretative Methods 6  
ARPA570 Forensic Archaeology 6  
ARPA584 Stone Tools: Analysis and Interpretation 6  
HUMS505 Reading Unit A 6  
WORK500 Work Integrated Learning - Professional Skills Development 6  
Elective Units
Complete 12 to 24 credit points at 200-level or above, with at least 12 credit points at 500-level:
12-24 cps
Elective Units can be selected from any unit offered by the University, including those listed above, subject to candidates meeting overall course requirements and prerequisite and timetabling requirements for individual units.  
Total 96 cps

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