Why study this course

Gain a MA qualification in advanced practical skills on a variety of different archaeological sites.

Devised to meet the demand of the archaeological sector for professional training.

Learn about the entire lifecycle of an archaeological project from planning to archiving.

An Apprenticeship is fully funded through the apprenticeship levy or 95% funded for small businesses.

Course summary

Over the course of this programme, you will be trained in the techniques of modern archaeological fieldwork, analysis and dissemination. You will gain a MA qualification which is fully funded through the apprenticeship levy, or 95% funded for small businesses.

About this course

The Archaeological Specialist Apprenticeship has been devised to provide apprentices with wide-ranging, advanced archaeological skills, whilst earning and gaining real work experience.

Over the course of the programme, you will be taught key methods that are employed in modern archaeological fieldwork. You will be involved in the whole archaeological process from planning projects, surveying, preliminary investigation, excavation, post-excavation, analysis, report writing, and archiving.

Under the supervision of our expert staff, you will develop your knowledge and skills so that you are able to lead and undertake wide ranging archaeological research, with a high level of responsibility for the delivery and quality of your own work and that of others.

This is a new course currently in development. To register your interest and receive more information as it is published, please fill out the form below.

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If you'd like to find out how we can support you to recruit an apprentice into your business, please email us at apprenticeships@bishopg.ac.uk or call 01522 563872 for more information.

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