- Total units 24 Units
- Areas of interest Archaeology
- Specialisation code EARC-SPEC
- Academic career Undergraduate
This specialisation is available only to students undertaking the Bachelor of Archaeological Practice degree program.
The specialisation in environmental archaeology provides students with training in the climatological and landscape context of ancient hominid life as well as the environmental interpretation of archaeological sites and materials.
- Development of skills in the reconstruction of past environments.
- Critical appreciation of the techniques that can reveal past environments and their archaeological applications.
- Familiarity with studies of archaeological sites and their interpretation in terms past environments and human exploitation of them.
- Understanding of the environmental context of human evolution and cultural change.
- Understanding of the geographic variation in past environmental processes and the human responses to those processes.
This specialisation must be taken in conjunction with the Archaeological Practice major.
This specialisation requires the completion of 24 units, which must include:
24 units from completion of the following course(s):
|ARCH2041||Introduction to Environmental Archaeology||6|
|BIAN3010||Scientific Dating and Isotope analysis for Archaeology and Palaeoanthropology||6|
|EMSC2014||Sedimentology and Stratigraphy||6|
|EMSC2017||Rocks and Minerals||6|
|ENVS2015||GIS and Spatial Analysis||6|
|ENVS3004||Land and Catchment Management||6|