Higher Diploma in Arts - Archaeology
University College Cork, Ireland
About This Program
The Diploma is a conversion course for non-archaeology graduates who have a degree and would like to transfer their studies to the discipline of archaeology. This Higher Diploma in Arts - Archaeology is designed for individuals who:
You will have an average of six hours of lectures per week, with up to four one-day field excursions over the duration of the year. The course will be assessed by a combination of formal, end-of-year examination and continuous assessment of essays, projects and field trip participation.
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This is a full-time course over one academic year during which you will take modules in archaeology to the equivalent of 60 credits. The course is made up of modules from the second and third year courses in the undergraduate BA degree.
You are required to take core modules to a value of 20 credits. You will chose the remaining 40 credits in consultation with the course coordinator, taking into account timetable constraints and suitability of course combinations. Students with little previous knowledge of archaeology may also audit all or part of the first year archaeology course.
60 credits required. Important: The course programme is subject to change at the department’s discretion
Core (compulsory) modules (20 credits required):
Further Modules (40 credits required)
Students must choose eight 5-credit modules from the following list:
You are required to achieve a mark of 60% in the final diploma award to be eligible for postgraduate studies in archaeology.
Course Code : CKA03
College : Arts, Celtic Studies and Social Sciences
Duration : One year
Qualifications Level : NFQ Level 8
All fees listed below are in Euros (€).
Total Cost - International Fees
Medicover Standard (O'Driscoll O'Neil Insurance)
The above figures represent what UCC expects will be your reasonable international fees. Other fees may not have been included (e.g. living expenses).
As expenses are subject to change, the above figures may be changed at any time without notice by UCC. Please check with your IVC-assigned Visa Counselor or Documentation Officer periodically for any changes.
When estimating your cost of living for an academic year, i.e., one nine-month period from September to May inclusive, include rent, weekly supermarket shopping, some meals on campus, electricity bills, heating bills, refuse bills, parking fees, mobile phone expenses, travel, clothing, snacks on campus, socialising, health, books and materials.
Intake Dates :
The next intake date is 11-September-2017.
IVC however, will be accepting application only until FEBRUARY 28, 2017. This 7-month preparation period includes:
Make sure you apply early! We allow two months to coordinate with the university, arrange accommodation and insurance. The next five months is reserved for the visa application process.
Admission and entry requirements for this qualification are in accordance with the academic regulations.
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Your English certificate must be up to date which means it should be less than two years old.
You are required to complete a full application for the program AND satisfy all other entry criteria as required by the program team and provide such evidence as required by the university, including, but not limited to:
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