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Archaeology of the Wild Atlantic Way (Certificate)



Archaeology of the Wild Atlantic Way (Certificate) is a course run by NUI Galway – Centre for Adult Learning & Professional Development, Galway. It is a 'Classroom Based' course with a duration of 1 Year, part-time. Archaeology of the Wild Atlantic Way (Certificate) gives a Course Qualification of Award / Certificate, awarded by National University of Ireland Galway. For more information about Archaeology of the Wild Atlantic Way (Certificate) at NUI Galway – Centre for Adult Learning & Professional Development, please review the details below.

The 1-year certificate Archaeology course is open to anyone with an interest in the past. You will explore the physical remains of Ireland’s past from along the western seaboard of Ireland, enhancing skills essential in teaching about Ireland’s past or providing narratives in the heritage industry. The course is delivered by leading experts in Irish archaeology and you will experience both academic and field-based learning.

Archaeology is the study of the material remains of past human societies. The discipline covers a remarkable span of time and investigates some of the most profoundly important developments of the past. The wide scope of archaeology, in time, space and methodology, is one of the features that makes the subject so attractive to professional and amateur alike. There is something to interest everyone – whether their interests lie in exploring ancient monuments, the study of artefacts, the history of technology, or simply in the rich heritage of Ireland’s past.

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Training ProviderNUI Galway – Centre for Adult Learning & Professional Development
Course LocationGalway
Course TypeClassroom Based
Course QualificationAward / Certificate
Awarding BodyNational University of Ireland Galway
Awarding Body DetailsCertificate
Course Start Date1st September 2021
Course Duration1 Year, part-time
Course Fee990 (Non EU €1,490)
Entry RequirementsThere are no specific entry requirements for the Certificate 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 Career opportunities exist in heritage and tourism and in the museum and education sectors. The one-year timescale is particularly suited to professional enhancement. Who’s Suited to This Course It may be of particular interest, however, to those involved in heritage studies and tourism, and also first and second level teachers and others interested in the contribution of archaeology to education and local studies.
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