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: 2021/2022 September.
Application Date The following entry routes are available:
HDip Archaeology FT (Z212)

Deadline Rolling *

HDip Archaeology PT (Z213)

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 Z212: 1 year full-time
Z213: 2 years part-time
Course Fee

Expand+HDip Archaeology (Z212) Full Time
EU fee per year - €6105
nonEU fee per year - €13270

HDip Archaeology (Z213) Part Time
EU fee per year - €3650
nonEU fee per year - €6635

***Fees are subject to change


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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.
Comment Related Programmes
• MA Archaeology FT
• Grad Dip Archaeology FT
The HDip can act as a precursor to our other taught postgraduate programmes, the GDip and MA Archaeology.
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 qualificat...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Stage 1 - Core
Archaeology of Things ARCH20500
Archaeology of Landscapes ARCH20510
Cultural Heritage ARCH20570

Stage 1 - Option
Archaeological Science ARCH20600
Historical Archaeology ARCH20610
People in Prehistory: key themes and problems A...

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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