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Landscape & Earthworks Survey - ARC00039M

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  • Department: Archaeology
  • Module co-ordinator: Information currently unavailable
  • Credit value: 5 credits
  • Credit level: M
  • Academic year of delivery: 2020-21
    • See module specification for other years: 2019-20

Module will run

Occurrence Teaching cycle
A Autumn Term 2020-21

Module aims

  • To introduce students to the range of specialist skills in topographical archaeological survey
  • To explore the issues involved in modern survey practice both at a national and international scale
  • To provide a practical training in the use of topographical survey equipment: ranging from conventional techniques, though total station and GPS survey

Module learning outcomes

  • Students will gain an outline understanding of topographical survey in archaeology at both a site specific and a landscape level
  • Students will be expected to display an understanding of the principles of conventional survey and modern approaches in the application of terrestrial and GPS survey
  • Students will be expected to display confidence in the use of specialist equipment including theodolites and GPS


Task Length % of module mark
N/A 100

Special assessment rules



Task Length % of module mark
N/A 100

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