University College Dublin


Course Name Archaeology
Course Provider University College Dublin
Course Code Z210 Z211
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Postgraduate Diploma (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Part time
Location (Districts) Belfield
Qualification Letters GradDip
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Next Intake: 2020/2021 September
Application Date 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 Z210: 1 year full-time
Z211: 2 years part-time.
Course Fee GradDip Archaeology (Z210) Full Time
EU: fee per year - €6105
nonEU: fee per year - €13270

GradDip Archaeology (Z211) Part Time
EU: fee per year - €3650
nonEU: fee per year - €6635

***Fees are subject to change.

Tuition fee information is available on the UCD Fees website.
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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 This programme is intended for applicants with a background in Archaeology, Anthropology, History, Geography, Environmental Studies or other cognate disciplines. A lower second class honours degree (2:2), or the international equivalent, is required.
• Applicants whose first language is not English must also demonstrate English language proficiency of IELTS 6.5 (no band less than 6.0 in each element), or equivalent.
Comment Related Programmes
• MA Archaeology FT
• HDip Archaeology FT
Students who take the GDip Archaeology and achieve a consistent grade of B or above can apply to transfer to the MA Archaeology programme.
Course Content

Expand+Graduate Taught (level 9 nfq, credits 60)
UCD School of Archaeology is the foremost archaeological research institution in Ireland and our teaching programme focuses on archaeology in Ireland and overseas. Our aim is to equip graduates to contribute...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Stage 1 - Core
How to Research Archaeology

Themes in Archaeological Resea

Archaeology Field & Lab Tech I

Archaeology Field & Lab Tech 2

Stage 1 - Option


Number of Credits 60
Careers or Further Progression Careers & Employability
GDip students will gain considerable transferable skills and develop high employability: this will include the completion of field/lab work; independent research leading to the production of essay, project, report and portfolio writing; experience in making presentations orally and via posters; group work; and experience of working in the field.
Further Enquiries Contact Name: Angela McAteer
Contact Number: +353(0)1 716 8312
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