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Environmental archaeology, field and laboratory methodology

  • Number of credits 15 Credits
  • Level Master’s level
  • Starting Autumn Term 2019

About the course

This course gives you the opportunity to learn and practice field- and laboratory methods applied in Environmental Archaeology. Landscape studies are common features of Archaeology, where the soil- and sedimentary record is analysed, both prior to and during archaeological excavations. This course provides an introduction to sampling strategies in Environmental Archaeology and subsequent analytical techniques. Archaeobothanical studies, pollen analysis and various soil chemical and physical analyses are methods commonly used. Results obtained within the course is compiled, interpreted and presented in a final report.

Application and eligibility

Environmental archaeology, field and laboratory methodology, 15 hp

Det finns inga tidigare terminer för kursen Autumn Term 2019 Det finns inga senare terminer för kursen

Starts

2 September 2019

Ends

3 November 2019

Study location

Umeå

Language

English

Type of studies

Daytime, 100%

Required Knowledge

Univ: 90 ECTS courses in archaeology, environmental archaeology, geology, environmental chemistry, physical geography, 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-13087

Application

Application deadline was 15 April 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

SEK23,250

Total fee

SEK23,250

Starts

2 September 2019

Ends

3 November 2019

Study location

Umeå

Language

English

Type of studies

Daytime, 100%

Required Knowledge

Univ: 90 ECTS courses in archaeology, environmental archaeology, geology, environmental chemistry, physical geography, 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-F1301

Application

Application deadline was 15 January 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

SEK23,250

Total fee

SEK23,250

Contact us

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Contact person for the course is:
Johan Linderholm