Bachelor of Science in Applied Archaeology
This Honours Degree offers in-depth study of Archaeology. At IT Sligo our staff are engaged in a number of significant archaelogical investigations and they bring this expertise and experience to bear in this honours
So, if you have an interest in how people lived in the past, like working outdoors and would enjoy working in a challenging and rewarding field, this is an ideal course for you.
The unique nature of this course emphasises scientific archaeological techniques, the interpretation of archaeological remains and applied field skills with lots of practical experience.
The course covers in detail the past 10,000 years of human activity in Ireland, ranging from the nomadic hunter-gatherers of the Mesolithic Era through to the industrial archaeology of the 18th and 19th Centuries within a wider European context.
The fourth year includes a variety of modules designed to improve students’ interpretive and analytical skills through both seminars and self directed learning.
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*New Common Points Scale
The new Leaving Certificate Common Points Scale from 2017 is not directly comparable with the scale that was in existence from 1992 to 2016.
Applicants should list their CAO course choices in genuine order of preference and they will be offered the course highest up on their list that they are deemed eligible for, if any.
Entry requirements for CAO 2020 courses at ITSligo are available for download below:
- Download Entry requirements for just Level 8 programmes
- Download Entry requirements for all programmes
A science subject at Leaving Certificate is not a requirement for this course.
What subjects will I study?
|INTRODUCTORY CHEMISTRY 1||05|
|ARCHAEOLOGY OF IRELAND||05|
|LEARNING TO LEARN||05|
|INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY 1||05|
|Diversity of Life||05|
|INTRODUCTORY CHEMISTRY 2||05|
|EARLY MEDIEVAL AND VIKING IRELAND||05|
|MESOLITHIC IRELAND AND EUROPE||05|
|NEOLITHIC IRELAND AND EUROPE||05|
|ARCHAEOLOGICAL SCIENTIFIC ANALYSIS||05|
|STATISTICS FOR ARCHAEOLOGY||05|
|HIGH AND LATE MEDIEVAL IRELAND||05|
|GEOPHYSICAL SURVEYING AND PROCESSING (THEORY)||05|
|FORENSIC ARCHAEOLOGY AND ANTHROPOLOGY||05|
|GEOPHYSICAL SURVEYING AND PROCESSING PRACTICAL||05|
|BRONZE AGE IRELAND AND EUROPE||05|
|ARCHAEOLOGICAL MATERIALS AND ARTEFACTS||05|
|Introduction to Geographic Information Systems for Archaeologists||05|
|INTRODUCTION TO ARCHAEOLOGICAL THEORY||05|
|POST EXCAVATION ANALYSIS||05|
|PROJECT MGT AND COMMERCIAL ARCHAEOLOGY||05|
|OSTEOARCHAEOLOGY AND HUMAN EVOLUTION||05|
|IRON AGE IRELAND AND EUROPE||05|
|POST-MEDIEVAL AND INDUSTRIAL ARCHAEOLOGY||05|
|THE ARCHAEOLOGY OF BUILDINGS||05|
[E] = Elective Module. Modules subject to availability.
Who do I contact?
Contact Number: 071-9318510