Experimental Archaeology & Material Culture

University College Dublin


Course Name Experimental Archaeology & Material Culture
Course Provider University College Dublin
Course Code W499
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Minor Certificate (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Minor National University of Ireland Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Part time
Location (Districts) Belfield
Qualification Letters GradCert
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Next Intake: 2021/2022 September.
Application Date How to apply?
The following entry routes are available:

Grad Cert Experimental Archaeology & Material Culture PT (W499)

Rolling *

* Courses will remain open until such time as all places have been filled, therefore early application is advised.
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Duration 1 year full-time, 2 years part-time.
Course Fee Please contact the school for fee information.
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Financial Support Please note that UCD offers a number of graduate scholarships for full-time, self-funding international students, holding an offer of a place on a UCD graduate degree programme. For further information please see International Scholarships.
Entry Requirements

Expand+- Entry to the Graduate Certificate in Experimental Archaeology and Material Culture (online) will typically be based on an honours university degree (GPA 2.7, NFQ Level 8, or the international equivalent). The course is designed to accommodate appli...


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Links to UCD Centre for Experimental Archaeology and Material Culture (CEAMC) at UCD School of Archaeology, University College Dublin, Ireland.

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Course Content

Expand+GradCert Experimental Archaeology & Material Culture
Graduate Taught (level 9 nfq, credits 30)

Experimental archaeology can be defined as the reconstruction of past buildings, technologies, practices, and things, based on archaeolog...

Subjects Taught

• ARCH41180 Experimental Archaeology: Making, Understanding, Storytelling (10 credits) explores how we think about past houses, buildings, agricultural and industrial technologies, pottery, lithics, metalworking, food and cooking, and...

Assessment Method Assessments may include
- Projects, portfolios and essays focused on key themes

- Oral presentations through Zoom/Brightspace

- Development and publication of Videos in Vimeo/YouTube of own projects
Number of Credits 30
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