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BA (Hons)Archaeology & Heritage Studies and Geography

University of Worcester
United Kingdom, Worcester
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Overview

Studied as joint honours, these subjects offer a critical interpretation of how the variations in the landscape affect the human experience both in the past and the present.

At Worcester, Archaeology & Heritage Studies allows you to build the real-world skills you’ll need to excavate a site and identify artefacts. You’ll also develop the creative approaches you’ll need to interpret your discoveries and solve the riddles of the past.

Geography explores the big questions about our planet and issues that affect us all. Fieldwork is also a big part of the course – that includes residential field courses in the UK, Europe, Africa and North America.

Career opportunities

This course opens up a host of exciting career paths that include commercial (field) archaeology, museums and the heritage industry, national organisations (English Heritage, National Trust), archaeological/environmental consultancies, teaching, local government and planning, environmental management and conservation. It will prepare you for a range of interesting and diverse careers, including environmental consultancy, geographical information systems (GIS) management, local government and planning (e.g. town and country planning, regeneration managers, tourism officers, climate change development officers, data managers, community service managers), conservation, working with the Wildlife Trust or Civil Service, research and teaching.

Archaeology and Geography graduates have an excellent track record in gaining employment in a wide range of professions and organisations, as a result of the broad range of skills developed through hands-on learning activities centred on the analysis of real world issues and processes.

There are many opportunities to extend your experience and enhance your CV by carrying out voluntary work. Staff members in the Institute have links with several local government (such as local authority planning departments) organisations and other environmental and conservation agencies and can help organise voluntary work (which can feed into Independent Studies projects in the final year of study). Numerous undergraduates have volunteered to assist in the collection of River Science field data in recent years and have gained experience in using our state of the art river monitoring equipment. This has helped some of them gain employment after graduation in the water industry, with environmental consultancies and the Environment Agency.

The course also provides the ideal grounding for postgraduate study and research.

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States