Undergraduate Programme


Archaeology is offered via a three-year BA (Own Choice) programme. A 65% aggregate for third-year subjects allows students to embark on a one-year honours degree, successful completion of which allows them to apply for membership of the Association of Southern African Professional Archaeologists (ASAPA). Normal classes – two hours per week – are paired with two-hour practical sessions that put into practice the theory learned in class.

First-year Courses
AGL 110: Introduction to Archaeology
AGL 120: Africa and World Archaeology                                    

Second-year Courses
AGL 213: Archaeological Theory
AGL 220: Field Methods and Interpretation

Third-year Courses
AGL 310:  Archaeology of Southern Africa
AGL 320: Archaeological collections management

Each undergraduate year has an optional field school partially funded by the Department 

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