Bachelor of Science in Applied Archaeology

 This course is paused for the 2020 intake of Year 1. Archaeology will recruit again for the 2021 Academic Year.

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Applicants should list their CAO course choices in genuine order of preference and they will be offered the course highest up on their list that they are deemed eligible for, if any.

Entry Requirements

Entry requirements for CAO 2020 courses at ITSligo are available for download below:

A science subject is not a requirement for this course.

Career Opportunities

On completion of the BSc. Applied Archaeology you will be a qualified Archaeologist. Graduates from the programme work in a wide variety of workplace sectors. Graduates of this degree can find employment in a range of posts including:

  • Archaeological excavation and fieldwork
  • Archaeological surveying
  • Museums
  • Local Government (County Councils and Corporations)
  • Civil Service (National Monuments Service)
  • Lecturing at third-level
  • Research posts
  • Conservation (Historic Buildings + Artefacts)
  • Cultural Tourism and Heritage Management

Graduates may also choose to pursue postgraduate studies in specialised areas leading to Masters or Doctorate qualifications.

What are my further study opportunities?

On successful completion of the Higher certificate in Applied Archaeology/BSc.Applied Archaeology (Level 7) there is an option to progress to the BSc. Archaeology(Level 7) / BSc. (Honours) Applied Archaeology (Level 8) at Institute of Technology, Sligo and then to a research postgraduate qualification (MSc. and PhD) in Applied Archaeology.

What subjects will I study?

Semester 1

Semester 2

Semester 3

Semester 4

Semester 5

Semester 6

[E] = Elective Module. Modules subject to availability.

Who do I contact?

Contact Number: 071-9318510