Master of Arts

Archaeology

For candidates admitted under Rule (c)
Program of Study Credit Points
Advanced Standing
Block advanced standing granted for candidates who hold an AQF Level 8 Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma, Bachelor with Honours or an AQF Level 9 Masters qualification in a relevant discipline.
48 cps
Advanced Standing 48  
Prescribed Units for this Major
Complete the following units:
12 cps
Unit Code Unit Title Unit cps  
ARPA500 Debates in Archaeology 6  
ARPA556 Archaeology in the Laboratory 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 6 credit points from the following units:
6 cps
ARPA543 Archaeology in the Field 6  
ARPA552 Public Archaeology and Management 6  
And complete 12 to 18 credit points from the following units: 12-18 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  
ARPA543 Archaeology in the Field 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 0 to 12 credit points at 500-level:
0-12 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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