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Archaeology BA (Hons)

Bournemouth University

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( 4.1) 1278 reviews


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Course info

UCAS CODE C786
You can take the degree as a BA or BSc according to whether you prefer an arts-based or scientific route, but whichever you choose you’ll gain the skills required to become a highly proficient practitioner, experienced in all forms of landscape survey, remote sensing, excavation and recording. You’ll learn through expert-led lectures, seminars and a range of fieldwork opportunities all over the UK, alongside our active team of archaeologists, and their commercial counterparts to gain essential ... READ MORE

Different course options

Full time | Main Site | 3 Years | 21-SEP-20

Key stats

Uni rankings

WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2019 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
47th / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2020
70th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2020
25th

Start date and duration

Start date
21-SEP-20
Full Time
3 Years

Archaeology

Drop-out rate
Drop-out rate
The percentage of students who didn't finish the course.
Calculated by 100% - (% of students continuing course + % of students completed course)
100 - 90 = 10% Drop-out rate
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Employment rate
Employment rate
The percentage of students in full-time work 6 months after finishing their course.
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Archaeology graduate salary at this uni
£18,000
UK Archaeology graduate salary
£18,000

Modules
These are the sub-topics that you will study as part of this course
Source: IDP Connect, May 2020

Entry requirements
Entry requirements
The minimum grades (and in some cases the subjects) you'll need to get on to this course.

Choose Exam type Grades / Points required
Scottish Higher
Details

Previous study
Previous study
The most common A-levels taken by students who end up studying this subject at uni.
Source: HESA, 2018

Archaeology

Top 5 A-levels taken by students who study this subject at uni
History
38%
Biology
20%
Archaeology
18%
English Literature
17%
Classical Studies
17%

Tuition fees

For students from

Students from Domestic
Domestic Fees
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Students from Other UK
Other UK Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Please note: fees do vary so please make sure you contact the institution for up to date information.
Students from England Students from England
England Fees
This is the fee you pay if you live within England. Please note,this fee has been confirmed.
£9,250 per year
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Please note: fees do vary so please make sure you contact the institution for up to date information.
Students from Scotland Students from Scotland
Scotland Fees
This is the fee you pay if you live within Scotland. Please note,this fee has been confirmed.
£9,250 per year
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Please note: fees do vary so please make sure you contact the institution for up to date information.
Students from Wales Students from Wales
Wales Fees
This is the fee you pay if you live within Wales. Please note,this fee has been confirmed.
£9,250 per year
This information comes from UCAS, or in some cases the institution directly.
Please note: fees do vary so please make sure you contact the institution for up to date information.
Students from Northern Ireland Students from Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland Fees
This is the fee you pay if you live within Northern Ireland. Please note,this fee has been confirmed.
£9,250 per year
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Please note: fees do vary so please make sure you contact the institution for up to date information.
Students from Channel Islands
Channel Islands Fees
This is the fee you pay if you live within Channel Islands. Please note,this fee has been confirmed.
£9,250 per year
This information comes from UCAS, or in some cases the institution directly.
Please note: fees do vary so please make sure you contact the institution for up to date information.
Students from EU EU Students
EU Fees
This is the fee you pay if you live within the European Union. Please note,this fee has been confirmed.
£14,100 per year
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Please note: fees do vary so please make sure you contact the institution for up to date information.
International Students
International Fees
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Latest Archaeology reviews

Archaeology
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Tabitha
12 Nov 19

Archaeology BA (Hons)

It has been amazing and I wouldn’t change anything for the world I owe a lot to my university but believe it need a lot...
T
Thomas
31 Oct 19

Archaeology BSc (Hons)

So far, the experience has been pretty positive. The expansive reading lists are a bit overwhelming but the staff are...

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How Archaeology students rated:

Student rating ( 4.0) 28 reviews

5 star 26%
4 star 65%
3 star 3%
2 star 3%
1 star 3%

How all students rated:

Student rating ( 4.1) 1,278 reviews

5 star 31%
4 star 53%
3 star 14%
2 star 1%
1 star 1%
Bournemouth University
CompUniGuide ranking
70th
Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
( 4.1)
Based by the sea in south-west England, Bournemouth University (BU) focuses on producing future-ready graduates, with every student able to take a work placement as part of their course. The University has four academic faculties: Health & Social Sciences Management Media & Communication Science & Technology A Bournemouth University degree means practical, real-word experience that complements student’s education and prepares them for a truly global career. Visit their student blog to hear from their students and how they found their degree of difference. Our student reviewers have been positive about their time at Bournemouth University; with many saying they’ve enjoyed their course and the university experience as a whole. Bournemouth University students on Whatuni say: “Been here for four years, loved every minute of it.

Where you'll study

Bournemouth University

Talbot Campus Fern Barrow Poole
BH12 5BB United Kingdom Nearest train station: Branksome  0.9 miles away

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