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On completion of this module, students should be able to:
1. Understand key theoretical and methodological approaches towards investigating archaeological landscapes.
2. Demonstrate a critical understanding of the strengths and weaknesses of applying different approaches in landscape archaeology.
3. Characterise key debates concerning ancient landscapes from a multi-disciplinary perspective.
4. Understand how archaeology can help us adapt to landscape and climate change in the world today.
Five themes will be explored:
1) Concepts and theory in the study of archaeological landscapes.
3) Characterising landscapes.
4) Creating a sense of place.
5) Archaeology, the Anthropocene and climate change.
|Student Effort Type||Hours|
|Field Trip/External Visits||
|Autonomous Student Learning||
Not applicable to this module.
|Description||Timing||Component Scale||% of Final Grade|
|Essay: 3000-word essay on an archaeological landscape of your choice. This builds upon the first assessment (project).||Week 12||n/a||Graded||No||
|Project: 1000-word illustrated project on an archaeological landscape of your choice. This can be used as a building block to help you complete the final assessment (essay).||Week 6||n/a||Graded||No||
|Resit In||Terminal Exam|
• Feedback individually to students, post-assessment
Week 6 Project: written feedback within 4 weeks after submission deadline. Week 12 Essay: written feedback within 4 weeks after submission deadline. The initial project will help you develop your ideas, and feedback from the project is intended to help you construct your final essay.
|Dr Stephen Davis||Lecturer / Co-Lecturer|
|Dr Penny Johnston||Lecturer / Co-Lecturer|
|Assoc Professor Helen Lewis||Lecturer / Co-Lecturer|
|Professor Graeme Warren||Lecturer / Co-Lecturer|
|Lecture||Offering 1||Week(s) - 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9, 10, 11, 12||Mon 12:00 - 12:50|
|Lecture||Offering 1||Week(s) - 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9, 10, 11, 12||Thurs 09:00 - 09:50|