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Environmental archaeology - advanced study in theory and methodology II

  • Number of credits 7.5 Credits
  • Level Master’s level
  • Starting Spring Term 2020

About the course

Environmental archaeology uses theories and methods both developed within the discipline as well as those adapted from other areas of science, including Quaternary sciences, Ecology, Anthropology and others. Advanced tools, including as Geographical Information Systems (GIS) and quantitative environmental reconstruction are used in combination with more fuzzy theories of human activity to try to understand changes in the past; both pre and post Anthropocene. Data from pollen cores, fossil insects, geoarchaeology and other proxies are integrated to help interpret archaeological sites and the landscapes around them. This course will provide the opportunity to study a number of these methods from an interdisciplinary perspective, and engage in practical exercises in the use of GIS, environmental reconstructions and the interpretation and presentation of environmental data.

Application and eligibility

Environmental archaeology - advanced study in theory and methodology II, 7.5 hp

Det finns inga tidigare terminer för kursen Spring Term 2020 Det finns inga senare terminer för kursen

Starts

17 February 2020

Ends

29 March 2020

Study location

Umeå

Language

English

Type of studies

Daytime, 100%

Required Knowledge

Univ: 90 ECTS courses in archeology, environmental archaeology, geology, environmental chemistry, physical geography, or its equivalent, as well as Environmental archaeology - advanced study in theory and methodology 15 ECTS credits, or its equivalent. Proficiency in English equivalent to Swedish upper secondary course English A. Where the language of instruction is Swedish, applicants must prove proficiency in Swedish to the level required for basic eligibility for higher studies.
 

Selection

Academic credits Applicants in some programs at Umeå University have guaranteed admission to this course. The number of places for a single course may therefore be limited.

Application code

UMU-F1312

Application

Application deadline was 15 August 2019. The application period is closed.

Application and Tuition fees

As a citizen of a country outside the European Union (EU), the European Economic Area (EEA) or Switzerland, you are required to pay application and tuition fees for studies at Umeå University.

Application fee

SEK900

Tuition fee, first instalment

SEK11,625

Total fee

SEK11,625

Starts

17 February 2020

Ends

29 March 2020

Study location

Umeå

Language

English

Type of studies

Daytime, 100%

Required Knowledge

Univ: 90 ECTS courses in archeology, environmental archaeology, geology, environmental chemistry, physical geography, or its equivalent, as well as Environmental archaeology - advanced study in theory and methodology 15 ECTS credits, or its equivalent. Proficiency in English equivalent to Swedish upper secondary course English A. Where the language of instruction is Swedish, applicants must prove proficiency in Swedish to the level required for basic eligibility for higher studies.
 

Selection

Academic credits Applicants in some programs at Umeå University have guaranteed admission to this course. The number of places for a single course may therefore be limited.

Application code

UMU-13004

Application

Application deadline was 15 October 2019. The application period is closed.

Application and Tuition fees

As a citizen of a country outside the European Union (EU), the European Economic Area (EEA) or Switzerland, you are required to pay application and tuition fees for studies at Umeå University.

Application fee

SEK900

Tuition fee, first instalment

SEK11,625

Total fee

SEK11,625

Contact us

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Contact person for the course is:
Johan Linderholm