The Higher Diploma equips the student with core knowledge in aspects of prehistoric, medieval and modern Irish and European Archaeology. It also develops first-stage archaeological research skills in order to position the student to conduct independent research in place studies and provides a basis for entry to higher level postgraduate degree programmes. The structure and content of the programme may suit those interested in changing career direction and especially mature students who wish to enter the postgraduate sector and require a flexible schedule.
The modules on offer include:
Hunters and Farmers in Early Europe
Interpretation in Archaeology
Gaelic Peoples: Identity and Cultural Practice
Castles, Colonists and Crannogs 11001350
Europe in the Bronze Age
Reading the Past in Practice
Dissertation on Archaeology and Place.