This intensive course will involve 2 weeks of in-country traveling to a selected cultural region in China or Taiwan to examine the UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Sites, other archaeological sites, museums, and research institutes. This course is ideally suited for upper level undergraduates or masters students, either with or without an archaeology background, who wish to initiate or expand their knowledge about ancient art, cultures and archaeology in China. Students of this course will learn first-hand about archaeological discoveries, experience the modern life and research in China, and build their knowledge of Chinese cultures through intensive in-country study.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
Concerning learning outcomes for this course in 2012, students will gain the knowledge and skills to:
1. Demonstrate understanding of the fundamental practices of archaeology in China, especially methods and techniques of site survey and excavation.
2. Be able to describe and interpret significant archaeological discoveries in the selected region of China.
3. Be able to participate in a team research exercise in China.
4. Be able to report on significant aspects of field and museum archaeological collections in China.
5. Demonstrate understanding of the significance of archaeological data from sites and museums in China on regional, national, and world scales.
This course is not on offer in 2015. It may be on offer for 2016.
in this course will be through the terradotta studio abroad site (https://anu-au-sa.terradotta.com/)
as a Short Program. Students are required to register on the system in order to
apply for the course. There are a number of scholarships and grants available
for student who undertake this course in order to assist them to go. Please
contact the CAP student centre (firstname.lastname@example.org)
for more information, or take a look at the Archaeology in China site on
the CAP student centre site (http://asiapacific.anu.edu.au/students/exchange-study-abroad/archaeology).
Graded assessment tasks will include:
a) a review paper of approximately 3,500 words. (50%);
b) a portfolio of field records and self-reflective diary entries related to daily field experiences and field discussions (40%); and
c) group participation (10%).
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A half-day pre-course briefing, 2 weeks of field training and lectures in China, and a half-day post-course meeting.ï»¿
Requisite and Incompatibility
You will need to contact the School of Culture History and Language to request a permission code to enrol in this course.
PDFs of weekly readings will be available on Wattle
Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.
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- Student Contribution Band:
- 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.
Offerings, Dates and Class Summary Links
Class summaries, if available, can be accessed by clicking on the View link for the relevant class number.
|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|9604||21 Nov 2016||25 Nov 2016||25 Nov 2016||02 Dec 2016||In Person||N/A|