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Archaeology (Diploma)



Archaeology (Diploma) is a course run by NUI Galway – Centre for Adult Learning & Professional Development, Galway. It is a 'Blended Learning - Mix of Classroom & Online' course with a duration of 2 years, part-time. Archaeology (Diploma) gives a Course Qualification of Diploma, awarded by National University of Ireland Galway. For more information about Archaeology (Diploma) at NUI Galway – Centre for Adult Learning & Professional Development, please review the details below.

The course aims to equip participants with a sound knowledge of Ireland’s archaeological heritage from the earliest settlers to the medieval period. It consists of lectures, fieldwork and project work. The course offers a general introduction to the field monuments and material culture of some nine millennia of the Irish past.

You will be introduced to the discipline of archaeology, its historical development worldwide, theoretical perspectives and methodologies. You will also examine the archaeology of Ireland in general, and explore the prehistoric and historic archaeology of human settlement in their region.

The next intake for this course is 2022. The following two courses are going ahead in 2021: Archaeology of Ireland online (Diploma) & Archaeology of the Wild Atlantic Way (Certificate)

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Training ProviderNUI Galway – Centre for Adult Learning & Professional Development
Course LocationGalway
Course TypeBlended Learning - Mix of Classroom & Online
Course QualificationDiploma
Awarding BodyNational University of Ireland Galway
Awarding Body DetailsDiploma
Course Start Date1st September 2022
Course Duration2 years, part-time
Course TimeThursdays 6:30 – 9:30 pm
Course Fee€969 p.a. (€1,469 p.a. Non-EU)
Entry RequirementsThere are no specific entry requirements for the Diploma in Archaeology and no previous knowledge of Archaeology is required. Candidates who are 21 years or over on or before January 1st of year of entry may gain entry to the programme on the basis of mature years. Candidates under 21 years should meet the minimum matriculation requirements as outlined on our FAQs section.
Carear PathCareer opportunities exist in heritage and tourism, archaeological consultancy, museum, and education sectors.
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