• Offered by School of Culture History and Language
  • ANU College ANU College of Asia and the Pacific
  • Course subject Archaeology
  • Areas of interest Anthropology, Archaeology, Pacific Studies, Asia-Pacific Studies, Linguistics
  • Academic career PGRD
  • Course convener
    • Dr Ben Shaw
    • Tristen Jones
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Offered in Winter Session 2021
    See Future Offerings

ARCH8002 is run as an intensive field course which aims to provide students with experience in excavation, stratigraphic recording, site planning, artefact recording and an understanding of the complex relationships between sites and the landscapes in which they occur. Emphasis is on learning and refining high level technical skills and understanding how these can be applied to better understand archaeological site formation processes and environmental management issues at the site scale, working in Australia, Southeast Asia and the Pacific.

Due to logistical limitations, this course has a maximum enrolment of 10 students. These students will be selected based on short written statements submitted as part of the application process.

Learning Outcomes

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

  1. Varies depending on the specific topic offered and will be described in the Other Information section for each new class when it is added.

Other Information

Students are required to participate in a competitive selection process in order to gain access to this course. For information on the application process, please visit: https://anu-au-sa.terradotta.com/

Indicative Assessment

  1. This will vary depending on the specific topic offered. The assessment will be described in the Other Information section for each new class with it is added. (null) [LO null]

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Workload

The standard workload for a 6 unit course is 130 hours in total, including both in class time and independent study. The schedule for this course varies depending on the specific topic offered and will be described in the Other Information section for each new class when it is added.

Inherent Requirements

Not applicable

Requisite and Incompatibility

Incompatible with ASIA2220

You will need to contact the School of Culture History and Language to request a permission code to enrol in this course.

Prescribed Texts

Course materials will be available on the Wattle page.

Assumed Knowledge

No assumed knowledge necessary. However, enrolment in at least one 6 unit 1000 level ARCH or Pacific related course is recommended

Fees

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

Commonwealth Support (CSP) Students
If you 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). More information about your student contribution amount for each course at Fees

Student Contribution Band:
14
Unit value:
6 units

If you are a domestic graduate coursework student with a Domestic Tuition Fee (DTF) place or international student you will be required to pay course tuition fees (see below). Course tuition fees are indexed annually. Further information for domestic and international students about tuition and other fees can be found 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
2021 $3630
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2021 $5580
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.

Winter Session

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
Archaeology & Cultural Heritage Field School (Vict
4589 03 Sep 2021 17 Sep 2021 17 Sep 2021 17 Oct 2021 In Person View
On-country Archaeology (Norther Territory)
4754 26 Jul 2021 26 Jul 2021 20 Aug 2021 31 Oct 2021 In Person N/A

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