single degree

Bachelor of Archaeological Practice (Honours)

A single one year undergraduate degree offered by the ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences

BARCHPRA
  • Length 1 year full-time
  • Minimum 48 Units
Admission requirements
  • Academic plan HAPRC
  • CRICOS code 081561G
  • Length 1 year full-time
  • Minimum 48 Units
Admission requirements
  • Academic plan HAPRC
  • CRICOS code 081561G

Program Requirements

The Bachelor of Archaeological Practice (Honours) requires the completion of 48 units, which must consist of:

48 units from completion of compulsory courses:

ARCH4001 An Introduction to Cultural and Environmental Heritage

ARCH4002 Archaeology Honours Research Seminar

ARCH4003 Archaeology Honours Writing Seminar

ARCH4004 Frameworks for Archaeological Science

THES4102 Thesis

HONS4100 Final Honours Grade will be used to calculate the Class of Honours and the Mark. It will be calculated using the formula: Σ (mark x units) / Σ units, giving NCN and WN a nominal mark of zero

Elective Study

Once you have met the program requirements of your degree, you may have enough electives to complete an additional elective majorminor or specialisation.

Study Options

Year 1 48 units ARCH4001 An Introduction to Cultural and Environmental Heritage 6 units ARCH4002 Archaeology Honours Research Seminar 6 units ARCH4004 Frameworks for Archaeological Science 6 units THES4102 6 units
ARCH4003 Archaeology Honours Writing Seminar 6 units THES4102 18 units - -

Admission Requirements

A Bachelor of Archaeological Practice Degree from ANU, or equivalent from another institution

48 units from completion of the Archaeological Practice major

12 units from completion of further 2000- and 3000-level courses from one of the following major or specialisations:

Archaeological Practice

Environmental Archaeology

Forensic and Evolutionary Archaeology

Regional Archaeology

6 units from completion of ARCH3000 Research Design and Analysis in Archaeology which may be double counted towards completion of the Archaeological Practice major

a weighed average mark of at least 70 per cent, calculated from the 36 units of courses with highest final marks, excluding 1000-level courses, from courses from the Archaeological Practice major

written approval of an identified supervisor for THES4102 Thesis

Adjustment Factors

The National Access Scheme 2014

ANU offers bonus points for nationally strategic senior secondary subjects, and in recognition of difficult circumstances that students face in their studies. 

Bonus points are applied to all applicants with an ATAR at or above 70. Points are awarded in accordance with the approved schedule, and no more than 10 points (maximum 5 academic points and maximum 5 equity points) will be awarded.

Bonus points do not apply to programs with an ATAR cutoff of 98 or higher.

Bonus Points are only awarded to domestic applicants applying for admission through UAC who have not previously attempted tertiary study.

How to apply

Academic Bonus Points: senior secondary students do not need to apply for ANU academic bonus points. They are automatically added in accordance with the schedule.

Educational Access Scheme: senior secondary students do not need to apply if their school is part of the Priority School Funding Program or Country Areas Program. All other applicants should refer to www.uac.edu.au/undergraduate/eas for more information.

Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP)

For more information see: http://www.anu.edu.au/students/program-administration/costs-fees

Annual indicative fee for international students
$28,608.00

Scholarships

ANU offers a wide range of scholarships to students to assist with the cost of their studies.

Eligibility to apply for ANU scholarships varies depending on the specifics of the scholarship and can be categorised by the type of student you are.  Specific scholarship application process information is included in the relevant scholarship listing.

For further information see the Scholarships website.

The Bachelor of Archaeological Practice (Honours) degree exemplifies the ANU commitment to research-led education. Building on the Bachelor of Archaeological Practice, it gives you high-level preparation for professional life or a higher degree by research through the development of an advanced knowledge of the research principles and methods and theoretical concepts of archaeological practice, and through the design and implementation of a research project, typically a 20,000 word thesis, that leads to the development of new understandings or that provides solutions to complex problems.

Career Options

ANU provides you with more choice for your entrance score by offering the new Flexible Double Degree program.

The ANU Flexible Double Degree lets you build skills for your chosen career without forfeiting your passion.  It's your choice to build a double degree partnership that suits your head and your heart.http://students.anu.edu.au/applications/

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, students will be able to:

  1. pose a significant research question relating to Archaeological Practice;
  2. investigate this question creatively, critically, ethically, and independently, including through sophisticated use of appropriate theory and methodology as appropriate to Archaeological Practice, and place these investigations in the context of the relevant intellectual tradition; and
  3. communicate their research and its findings through an appropriate medium.

Further Information

If a person seeking acceptance into a Bachelor Honours program satisfies or exceeds the minimum requirement for admission to the Bachelor Honours program, the Delegated Authority is not obliged to admit the person to the program only because the person has satisfied the minimum requirement for admission.

 

The Delegated Authority for the Bachelor of Archaeological Practice (Honours) plan HAPRC is the CASS Associate Dean Students. All admissions to this plan must be approved by the Delegated Authority.

 

Applicants should in the first instance contact their discipline’s Honours convenor; names and contact details are at: http://cass.anu.edu.au/current-students/honours/2015-honours-convenors.

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