Archaeology and History BA (Hons)

Course Overview - Archaeology and History BA (Hons)

This course offers a Joint Honours degree programme examining the human past from a broad humanities-based perspective. The combined disciplines of Archaeology and History progressively develop general and specific knowledge and skills, through the examination of textual sources, excavation, overseas fieldtrips and practical work. The course will provide you with an opportunity to pursue your interests in any time period, from the dawn of humanity to recent centuries, including hands-on experience in working with archaeological material and undertaking fieldwork. This is a very vers...

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3 Years

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Points of Entry

Year 1

Entry Requirements

UCAS Tariff

Scottish Higher


Access to HE Diploma


Successful completion of the Access to HE Diploma with a minimum of 60 credits is required, including 45 credits at Level 3 and 15 at Level 2.

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme


Successful completion of IB Diploma with 32 points overall including 6,5,5 at Higher Level.

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

Successful completion of RQF BTEC National Extended Diploma (1080 GLH at Level 3) with overall grades DDD

Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)



Pearson BTEC Extended Diploma (QCF)

Successful completion of QCF BTEC Extended Diploma (180 credits at Level 3) with overall grades DDD

Scottish Advanced Higher

For applicants taking Scottish Highers and Advanced Highers, offers are normally made on the basis of a combination of the two.

A level


A-level General Studies and Critical Thinking are normally excluded from offers. However, the grade achieved may be taken into account when results are published in August and may be used in a tie-break situation.

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Fees and funding

Northern Ireland, Republic of Ireland £4,750
England, Scotland, Wales, Channel Islands £9,250
EU, International £20,800

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