Archaeology is a key to unlocking the mysteries of humanity's past. Professional archaeologists are involved in many tasks, including the discovery and excavation of archaeological sites and the interpretation of the material recovered from them.
This degree is specifically designed to prepare you for a career in archaeology, either as a researcher or as a heritage consultant. You will be trained in methods of archaeological investigation and develop both applied and technical skills involving fieldwork and analysis. You can choose courses from the disciplines of archaeology, geology and geography.
Graduates may find work in Commonwealth heritage agencies, national parks, mining companies, as independent consultants, advisers to Aboriginal Land Councils and many other fields.
Students can undertake an honours year. There are also many opportunities for postgraduate study including coursework and research.