Archaeology with Portuguese BA (Hons)

Course Overview - Archaeology with Portuguese BA (Hons)

This course offers a Single Honours Archaeology degree programme with an additional Portuguese language qualification. Apart from progressively developing general and specific archaeological knowledge and skills, through excavation, fieldwork, overseas fieldtrips, laboratory and practical work, students on this course develop linguistic proficiency in Portuguese and analyse Lusophone cultures (literature, cinema, linguistics, art, history) in the broadest sense. No previous knowledge of Portuguese is required for entry, but evidence of linguistic ability is. The course includes a ye...

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4 Years

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Points of Entry

Year 1

Entry Requirements

UCAS Tariff

Scottish Higher


To include Higher Level Portuguese/Spanish.

Access to HE Diploma

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme


Successful completion of IB Diploma with 32 points overall including 6,5,5 at Higher Level to include Portuguese/Spanish.

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

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



To include Higher Level Portuguese/Spanish grade H3. If not offered at Higher Level then Ordinary Level Portuguese/Spanish grade O3 would be considered.

Scottish Advanced Higher


including grade B in Portuguese/Spanish. For applicants taking Scottish Highers and Advanced Highers, offers are normally made on the basis of a combination of the two.

A level


including A-level Portuguese/Spanish grade B or AS-level Portuguese/Spanish grade B or GCSE Portuguese grade B/6 or evidence of linguistic ability in another language. 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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Northern Ireland, Republic of Ireland £4,750
England, Scotland, Wales, Channel Islands £9,250
EU, International £20,800

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