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
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
An AQF Level 7 Bachelor Archaeological Practice degree or equivalent, completed within the last two years:
1. in a cognate discipline
2. with a weighted average mark equivalent to an ANU 70 per cent calculated from the 36 units (i.e. 0.75 EFTSL) of courses in cognate disciplines, excluding 1000-level courses (i.e. introductory undergraduate courses), with the highest marks.
3. with the following courses or equivalent: 6 units from completion of ARCH3000 Research Design and Analysis in Archaeology which may be double counted towards completion of the Archaeological Practice major
4. with the written approval of an identified supervisor for the thesis THES4102
Archaeology, Ancient History, Bioanthropology, Heritage, Museum studies
Bonus points to do not apply to 1 year honours programs. They do not apply to this program.
Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP)
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- Annual indicative fee for international students
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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.
Graduates from ANU have been rated as Australia's most employable graduates and among the most sought after by employers worldwide.
The latest Global Employability University Ranking, published by the Times Higher Education, rated ANU as Australia's top university for getting a job for the fourth year in a row.
Upon successful completion, students will be able to:
- pose a significant research question relating to Archaeological Practice;
- 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
- communicate their research and its findings through an appropriate medium.
Further InformationIf 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/honours-convenors.