Landscape Archaeology: Field Cartography and Surveying Skills
Autumn Term 2021
About the course
This course provides the student with advanced knowledge and skills concerning the methods and techniques needed for the study of landscape archaeology. Through a mix of lectures, seminars, fieldwork and other practical exercises they will explore a variety of themes that together reflect the broad range of contemporary issues in landscape studies. The lectures and seminars are designed to provide a broad range of examples, from Swedish and European contexts, in order to acquaint the student with the complexities of natural and anthropogenic landscapes. Fieldwork is designed to develop skills in observational survey, cartographic analysis, archival research and aerial photography.
Landscape Archaeology: Field Cartography and Surveying Skills, 15 credits
Autumn Term 2021
30 August 2021
1 November 2021
Type of studies
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.
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 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.