Archaeology Level 3

An online archaeology course will teach you about human activity in the past, from the earliest humans to the present day. It is a wide-ranging discipline that covers everything from the study of ancient buildings and artefacts to the analysis of environmental data.

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Overview

Enrol on our online archaeology course and explore the fascinating world of archaeology from the comfort of your own home. This course is designed for those with no previous experience in archaeology and will introduce you to the basics of this intriguing discipline. You'll learn about archaeological methods, theory and practice and gain an understanding of how archaeologists work to uncover the hidden stories of the past. So whether you're a complete novice or just looking to brush up on your knowledge, our online archaeology course is the perfect way to start your journey into this fascinating field.

Why choose to study archaeology?

There are many reasons to choose to study archaeology. It is an intellectually stimulating and challenging field that can take you all over the world. Archaeologists get to work with their hands, as well as their minds, and they get to work outdoors in some of the most beautiful places on earth. If you want to learn more about archaeology and what it involves, then why not consider taking this Online Archaeology Course?

What you'll learn

Unit 1 - What archaeology is
Unit 2 - History and Prehistory
Unit 3 - Underwater Archaeology: Beyond the Sea
Unit 4 - Archaeological fieldwork and preparing to dig
Unit 5 - After the dig: processing and analysing the finds and telling the story
Unit 6 - The future of archaeology

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With a heritage stretching back over 150 years, NCFE is one of the largest awarding bodies in the UK. Over 340,000 students were awarded certification by NCFE last year.

NCFE Customised Qualifications are bespoke, unregulated qualifications developed to meet the specific needs of learners. These courses fit in where there are no other regulated qualifications are available. Meaning you can achieve recognition from a well-respected awarding body, even if there isn’t a pre-existing qualification in a certain subject area.

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Course Outcome

At the end of this course, successful learners will receive a certificate of completion and competency from a nationally recognised and respected awarding body.

How is this course assessed or examined?

Each unit is followed by a written tutor-marked assignment (TMA), which is submitted and then marked by your tutor. You will not be required to take an external exam.

Entry requirements

While there are no strict entry requirements for this Archaeology Level 3 Diploma, it is strongly recommended that you have the ability to read and write in English effectively.

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