University College Dublin


Course Name Archaeology
Course Provider University College Dublin
Course Code Z212 Z213
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Higher Diploma (Level 8 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 8 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Part time
Location (Districts) Belfield
Qualification Letters HDip
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Next Intake: 2019/2020 September
Application Date The following entry routes are available:

HDip Archaeology FT (Z212)
Duration 1 Years
Attendance Full Time
Deadline Rolling *

HDip Archaeology PT (Z213)
Duration 2 Years
Attendance Part Time
Deadline 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 or 2 years part-time.
Course Fee

Expand+HDip Archaeology (Z212) Full Time
EU fee per year - €5890
nonEU fee per year - €12800

HDip Archaeology (Z213) Part Time
EU fee per year - €3520
nonEU fee per year - €6400

***Fees are subject to change


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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.
Entry Requirements The HDip is designed for students with little or no prior archaeological training, and will fast track you through the advanced stages (Levels 2 and 3) of our undergraduate programme.
Course Content

Expand+HDip Archaeology
Graduate Taught (level 8 nfq, credits 60)
The Higher Diploma (HDip) in Archaeology is a one year (full time) or two year (part time) 60-ECTS credit degree programme. It is designed for people who do not have a previous qualificatio...

Subjects Taught

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Archaeology of Things

Archaeology of Landscapes

How Archaeologists Think: an introduction to archaeological theory

Supervised Research Project: Dissertation

Number of Credits 60
Careers or Further Progression Careers & Employability
Following the HDip students are eligible to apply for the GDip/MA programmes in Archaeology. Alternatively, the HDip provides a strong basis for careers in archaeology, cultural heritage, tourism, government organisations, museums, as well as media, education, journalism, publishing, arts and cultural companies, environmental consultancy etc.
Further Enquiries Angela McAteer
Tel: +353(0)1 716 8312
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