Archaeology II, 30 credits

About the education

The course provides a broad knowledge about the theoretical and methodological prerequisites for interpretation of past societies and cultures, especially the importance for relations between source material and interpretation. This knowledge will be applied in one assignment conducted as group work and one individual smaller essay. Knowledge about archaeological field work is also part of the course. The course is useful to a wide array of professions due to its emphasis on critical thought, working in teams, having a theoretical side and a practical side, as well as individual essay writing.

Subject: Archaeology

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Area of interest: Arts and Humanities

How are different cultures created and how do they affect us? Arts and Humanities is an area of interest that includes a wide variety of subjects such as Archaeology, Philosophy, History, Religion, Ethnology, Literature, and Theatre and Performance Studies. In one way or another these subjects are an expression of how culture affects human beings and society. As a student you will improve your analytical skills and learn to identify different lines of development, often in an interdisciplinary context.

Studies within Arts and Humanities give you broad general competence that is very useful in the job market, where autonomy, analytical and communication skills are in great demand.

Department responsible for education

Department of Archaeology and Classical Studies