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Environmental archaeology, field and laboratory methodology

  • Number of credits 15 credits
  • Level Master’s level
  • Starting Autumn Term 2021

About the course

Traces of previous human activities, as well as the traces of climate and environmental changes that have affected humans, can be studied using environmental archaeological methods. The course provides in-depth insights into environmental archaeological survey methods and analysis techniques. Archaeobotanical analysis, insect analysis, pollen analysis and various soil chemical - physical analyses and techniques are examples of the methods used. Through practical work in the field and in the laboratory, in groups and individually, skills are practiced for different sampling strategies in soil surveys and archaeological excavations.

Application and eligibility

Environmental archaeology, field and laboratory methodology, 15 credits

Det finns inga tidigare terminer för kursen Autumn Term 2021 Det finns inga senare terminer för kursen

Starts

30 August 2021

Ends

1 November 2021

Study location

Umeå

Language

English

Type of studies

Daytime, 100%

Required Knowledge

A Bachelor's degree or equivalent first-cycle qualification comprising of at least 180 ECTS or a corresponding qualification from an internationally recognized university. Specific entry requirements are 90 ECTS in any of the following subjects, Archaeology, Environmental Archaeology, Geography, Geology, History, Anthropology, Classics, Biological and/or environmental sciences, or an equivalent/ related subject. Proficiency in English equivalent to Swedish upper secondary course English B/6.
 
Where the language of instruction is Swedish, applicants must prove proficiency in Swedish to the level required for basic eligibility for higher studies Entry requirements

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-13002

Application

Application deadline was 15 April 2021. 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

SEK 900

Tuition fee, first instalment

SEK 23,250

Total fee

SEK 23,250

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