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Archaeology A Level at Halesowen College

Course description

Archaeology is the study of past human societies through the scientific interpretation of the material remains they have left behind. A good appreciation of science is essential in order to understand archaeological data.

During this course you will:

  • study evidence for religion and ritual in Ancient Egypt
  • learn how archaeologists locate new sites
  • learn about methods of archaeological survey and excavation
  • interpret excavation plans, sections and photographs
  • analyse and evaluate a wide range of archaeological data

Note: this course will not involve any excavation

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Entry requirements

  • At least 5 GCSEs at grade A*-C across a range of subject areas, including English Language

    You will need to retake GCSE Maths as part of your programme if you do not have a grade C. You may be advised to retake GCSE Science, depending on your chosen career.

Assessment

The course is assessed by written exams plus a 3500-4000 word report.

Further information

Fieldtrips, fieldwork and excavation opportunities are incorporated into this course.

Archaeology combines well with Sociology, Religious Studies, Philosophy, History, Geology and Geography.

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How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Halesowen College directly.

Last updated date: 27 October 2016
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