• Total units 48 Units
  • Areas of interest Archaeology
  • Specialisation code ARCH-HSPC

The Archaeology Honours Specialisation 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 archaeology, and through the design and implementation of a research project, typically a thesis of up to 20,000 words, that develops new understandings or that provides solutions to complex problems.

Learning Outcomes

  1.  pose a significantresearch question relating to archaeology;
  2. investigate this questioncreatively, critically, ethically, and independently, including throughsophisticated use of appropriate theory and methodology as appropriate to archaeology,and place these investigations in the context of the relevant intellectualtradition; and 
  3. communicate theirresearch and its findings through an appropriate medium.
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Admission Requirements

  1. A major or equivalent in Archaeology,
  2. Written approval of an identified supervisor for the thesis.


This Honours specialisation requires the completion of 48 units, which must consist of:

48 units from the completion of the following course(s):

BIAN4010 - Theory Seminar in Biological Anthropology and Archaeology (12 units)

ARCH4003 - Archaeology and Biological Anthropology Honours Writing Seminar (12 units)

THES4102 - Thesis (24 units)

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