Archeology

Investigate how we know what we know and why it matters.

Program Highlights

Discover excavation principles and techniques
Practice enquiry-based learning in archeology workshops
Observe archaeologists at work and gain hands-on experience with excavational techniques
Develop a great understanding of mapping, measuring, artifact collection, cleaning, sorting, counting, and drawing of artifacts
Gain a better understanding of the 3 phases of archaeological field investigations
Identify sample artifacts and describe their function, as well as interpret possible associations
Recognize methods archaeologists use to relatively date soil layers
Archeologist digging site
Tuition:

Residential Tuition:
$5,798 Tuition will increase to $5,998 after November 30th.

Extended Commuter Tuition:
$3,598 Tuition will increase to $3,698 after November 30th.

Commuter Tuition:
$2,998 Tuition will increase to $3,0988 after November 30th.

Dates:

Session 1:
July 9, 2023 July 21, 2023

Session 2:
July 23, 2023 August 4, 2023

Location:

Oxford, UK
Oxford, UK

Course Overview

Feeling inspired to travel and learn what is under your feet from centuries past? This is a great opportunity to investigate how we know what we know and why it matters. Learn about a murder that happened hundreds of years ago and more about life in the Stone Age, discover how to excavate your own test-pit and report it, learn more about osteoarchaeology, burial archaeology, animal bones, watch archaeologists at work, and take part in the actual excavations! Return home with not just a true and deeper understanding of the importance of archaeology, but with new skills as well.

Topics you'll explore

Hands-on Learning


Take part in hands-on workshops and enjoy excursions to at least one or two sites which may include: Stonehenge, Bath, Avebury, London's Roman Amphitheatre and more.

Stonehenge

Real World Insights


Students will have the opportunity to welcome distinguished speakers and leading scholars for interactive lectures.

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