single degree

Bachelor of Archaeological Practice (Honours)

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

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  • Length 1 year full-time
  • Minimum 48 Units
Admission requirements
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  • Academic plan HAPRC
  • CRICOS code 081561G
  • Length 1 year full-time
  • Minimum 48 Units
Admission requirements
First year student? There’s more information about enrolling in your degree.
  • Academic plan HAPRC
  • CRICOS code 081561G

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

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.

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/honours-convenors.

Admission Requirements

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

 

Cognate disciplines

Archaeology, Ancient History, Bioanthropology, Heritage, Museum studies

 

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Adjustment Factors

Adjustment Factors do not apply to 1 year honours programs. They do not apply to this program.

Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP)

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

Annual indicative fee for international students
$36,480.00

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.

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 For study plans, please see the following link http://cass.anu.edu.au/current-students/degrees-and-program-plans - - -
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