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AAM4001 - Research Project in Archaeology and Ancient History

12 points, SCA Band 1, 0.250 EFTSL

Postgraduate Faculty of Arts

Leader: Colin Hope


Clayton First semester 2007 (Day)
Clayton Second semester 2007 (Day)


As part of the Masters Qualifying in Archaeology with a research component, students undertake a research project in the area of archaeology and ancient history on a topic decided in consultation with the course coordinator. Students will carry out their research and write a research paper under the supervision of a member of academic staff.


Upon successful completion of this unit students will be able to demonstrate:

  1. The ability to plan, implement and complete a research program under the supervision of academic staff.
  2. An awareness of the major methodological, theoretical and thematic issues raised by their project.
  3. An ability to present sound conclusions and interpretations based upon the critical analysis of a range of evidence.
  4. High-level skills in the written communication of research findings and relevant theoretical and conceptual conclusions.