Archaeology is a diverse and wide-ranging discipline that spans the humanities and physical sciences, and is unique in exploring the human past in its entirety, in seeking to understand how ancient people lived their lives, structured their world, and engaged with their environment, archaeologists ask the big questions that can provide us with the tools to tackle global challenges in the present. This particular programme is aimed at individuals who prefer to focus on the science based subjects as part of their degree. The BSc route focuses on the science side of archaeology. Courses in archaeology will cover subjects such as the origins of modern humans, colonisation of the north, history and theory of archaeology, Scottish archaeology and excavation and research skills.
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Founded in 1495 by William Elphinstone, Bishop of Aberdeen and Chancellor of Scotland, the University of Aberdeen is Scotland's third oldest and the UK's fifth oldest university. William Elphinstone established King's College to train doctors, teachers and clergy for the...
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