History and Archaeology BA (Hons)

University of the Highlands and Islands
In Fort William ()

Price on request

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  • Bachelor's degree

If you’re interested in delving into the past using different methods, this joint honours degree gives you an excellent grounding in the study and practice of history and archaeology.

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What you'll learn on the course


Course programme

Year 1 - CertHE History subjects may include: Renaissances, reformations and revolts: Europe, c.1100-1789 Themes in modern British history The Atlantic world: the old world meets the new Archaeology subjects may include: World archaeology Archaeological theory and method Historic landscapes Year 3 - BA History subjects may include: Gender in 19th and 20th Century Britain Historiographical essay War and chivalry in medieval Britain and France Cultural centres and economic powerhouses: London, Hamburg and Amsterdam during the early modern period British military history Archaeology subjects may include: Archaeological project Prehistory of the Highlands and Islands Archaeological sciences Archaeology and interpretation Historical archaeology of the Highlands and Islands Year 2 - DipHE History subjects may include: Clash of civilisations: Europe and the Muslim world, 1100-1700 From Champlain to Vimy Ridge: a history of Canada Travelling culture, global diasporas Archaeology subjects may include: Scottish archaeology Contemporary archaeology Digital Heritage Excavation Skills (summer modules, run prior to commencement of the second year)  Year 4 - BA (Hons) You must complete a dissertation. In addition you will study subjects which may include: History subjects Britain’s empire: colonies and consequences, 1783-1950 The "Troubles": politics, culture and conflict in Northern Ireland, 1965-2010 Death and destruction: the social impact of the Thirty Years’ War (1618-1648) Lordship, colony, Kingdom Archaeology subjects Sustainability past and present Vikings and Norse archaeology in the North Atlantic Landscape archaeology Neolithic Orkney People, plants and animals