Full list of modules and timetable

Please note: this list may alter slightly from year to year depending on staff availability and timetabling


Core modules, weeks 2-9 Research skills, weeks 2-5
Analysing historic buildings Buildings survey (module runs twice)
Analysis and visualisation Community activism (module runs twice)
Animal bones for archaeologists Experimental archaeology design & practice
Approaches to conservation Human bone practicals 1 (module runs twice)
The archaeology of human bones Landscape and earthworks survey
Becoming human: evolving minds and societies Museum collecting: histories, theories, practice
Concepts of landscape Practical buildings conservation
The context and practice of gathering field archaeology data Virtual anatomy 1
Cultural heritage management 1 Virtual reality and 3D modelling for Archaeology
Domestic historic interiors Zooarchaeology 1: identifying animal bones
Hard tissue biology  Research skills, weeks 6-9
Issues in historical archaeology 1 Buildings survey (module runs twice)
Mesolithic lifeways Characterisation
Primate ecology and evolution Community activism (module runs twice)
Public History I: Meaning and Values (elective) Digital Imaging
The Vikings Geoarchaeology
  Geographical information systems (GIS)
For all MA/MSc students: Masters Essential Skills Geometric morphometrics 1
  Heritage protection (module runs twice)
  Human bones practicals 1 (module runs twice)


Core modules, weeks 2-9Research skills, weeks 2-5
Analysis, interpretation, and dissemination of field archaeology data Artefacts from excavation
Ancient biomolecules Geometric morphometrics 2
Archaeology of households Heritage film-making
Cultural heritage management 2 Heritage protection (module runs twice)
Death and burial Human bones practicals 2 (module runs twice)
Digital publication and web technologies Perspectives in landscape research
Experimental archaeology theory Spatial analysis in GIS
Functional and musculoskeletal anatomy Sustainable building conservation skills
Human evolutionary anatomy Using archaeological data
Hunting and gathering societies Research skills, weeks 6-9
Interpreting animal remains Applied Buildings Survey
Interpreting historic buildings Conservation solutions
Issues in cultural heritage conservation Debates in museum theory and practice
Issues in historical archaeology 2 Geophysical survey
Medieval settlement and communities Heritage education
Mesolithic Funerary Archaeology Human bones practicals 2 (module runs twice)
Themes in the prehistoric landscape Material culture theory in practice
  Virtual anatomy 2
For all MA/MSc students: Masters Essential Skills Working on the web
  Zooarchaeology 2: exploring the assemblage