• Offered by School of Archaeology and Anthropology
  • ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
  • Course subject Archaeology
  • Areas of interest Archaeology

The course will study the archaeology of Mainland and Island Southeast Asia from 1.5 million years ago to the Indianized civilizations of the first and early second millennia AD. Particular emphasis will be placed on the Pleistocene colonisation of SE Asia; on the archaeology of early agricultural and Bronze/Iron Age societies; on the archaeology of the Indianized civilizations of Burma, Cambodia, Thailand, Vietnam and Indonesia; and on the cultural and linguistic ancestries of the present inhabitants of Southeast Asia.

Learning Outcomes


  1. Understand the broad trajectory of socio-political development in prehistoric/historic SE Asia evolution.
  2. Critically evaluate archaeological journal articles..
  3. Understand the skills and knowledge needed to have a basic concept of regional archaeology.

Indicative Assessment

Presentation (10 minutes duration) and presentation summary (500 words max) (9% and 6%) Addresses Learning Outcomes 1, 3.

Critical reading (100 words/reading x 2 readings) (2.5% each for a total of 5%) Addresses Learning Outcome 2.

Essay 2000 words in length(40%) Addresses Learning Outcomes 1, 2 and 3.

Exam, 2 hours in length (40%) Addresses Learning Outcomes 1, 3.


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Workload

2, one hour lectures ,1 hour tutorial/laboratory, and 7 hours private study per week.


Requisite and Incompatibility

One first year course to the value of 6 units in Archaeology (ARCH or PREH) or permission of the lecturer. Incompatible with PREH2050

Preliminary Reading

Higham, C. Early Cultures of Mainland South Asia,Thames and Hudson, 2002.
Glover, I. and Bellwood, P. eds Southeast Asia from Prehistory to History Routledge Curzon 2004.

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Fees

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Student Contribution Band:
Band 1
Unit value:
6 units

If you are an undergraduate student and have been offered a Commonwealth supported place, your fees are set by the Australian Government for each course. At ANU 1 EFTSL is 48 units (normally 8 x 6-unit courses). You can find your student contribution amount for each course at Fees.  Where there is a unit range displayed for this course, not all unit options below may be available.

Units EFTSL
6.00 0.12500
Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee
2015 $2604
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2015 $3576
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings and Dates

The list of offerings for future years is indicative only

Second Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery
9399 18 Jul 2016 29 Jul 2016 31 Aug 2016 28 Oct 2016 In Person

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