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

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:

On satisfying the requirements of this course, students will have the knowledge and skills to:

  • Explain and critique the basic conceptual approaches, methodologies and research objectives of environmental archaeology from an international perspective.
  • Critically examine a) the methodologies used to model past human interactions with environments b) assess the limits of the evidence used and c) contextualize the debates surrounding past human impacts on ecosystems and local ecology.
  • Understand the contemporary significance of archaeological contributions to theories of past extinctions and culture change, as baselines for thinking on sustainable futures and concerns with environmental conservation.

Indicative Assessment

Annotated bibliography (25%), essay(50%), debate contribution (15%) and laboratory/field notebook (10%).

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Workload

Normally offered in alternate years
2 hours of lectures and 1 hour of laboratories/tutorials per week.

Requisite and Incompatibility

You are not able to enrol in this course if you have previously completed ARCH2041

Specialisations

Fees

Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.  

If you are a domestic graduate coursework or international student you will be required to pay tuition fees. Tuition fees are indexed annually. Further information for domestic and international students about tuition and other fees can be found at Fees.

Student Contribution 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
2017 $3216
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2017 $4590
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings, Dates and Class Summary Links

The list of offerings for future years is indicative only.
Class summaries, if available, can be accessed by clicking on the View link for the relevant class number.

Second Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
9219 23 Jul 2018 30 Jul 2018 31 Aug 2018 26 Oct 2018 In Person N/A

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