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World Archaeology II: Conflict - ARC00061H

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  • Department: Archaeology
  • Module co-ordinator: Mr. Tim Sutherland
  • Credit value: 10 credits
  • Credit level: H
  • Academic year of delivery: 2019-20

Module will run

Occurrence Teaching cycle
A Autumn Term 2019-20

Module aims

  • To provide a global, case-study based, introduction to conflict in the past.
  • To introduce the means by which such conflict may be recognised in the archaeological record.
  • To explore a number of case studies.
  • To raise awareness of the need for sites of human conflict to be considered in heritage-management terms.
  • To introduce the concept of funded research and the application process, including CV writing and short pitch-style presentations.

Module learning outcomes

Students will:

  • Demonstrate broad and comparative knowledge of their chosen research topic appropriate to the module theme

  • Reflect on skills and experience gained over their degree for the purposes of writing an effective CV

  • Communicate a research idea for a funding application succinctly in a 5-10 minute pitch presentation with a rationale and a clear methodology



Task Length % of module mark
Oral presentation/seminar/exam
N/A 100

Special assessment rules



Task Length % of module mark
Oral presentation/seminar/exam
N/A 100

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