ARK-2100 Archaeology for Exchange Students - 30 stp
Type of course
This course is intended for exchange students in Archaeology from non-Nordic countries, and is intended for advanced students in Archaeology.
In order to apply for this course, students ought to be participating in formal exchange programs between the Department of Archaeology and Social Anthropology and departments at other universities. Independent international students may apply. If you are interested, please write us a letter outlining your background in earlier studies in archaeology, and proposing one or more potential topics of study.
Our minimum requirement is one year of previous studies in Archaeology. In special cases other educational backgrounds from social science or cultural studies may be accepted.
Students who wish to take this course, are required to make an agreement with a staff member regarding supervision and a study topic well prior to arrival.
Students should choose a topic from the Department's special fields of competence, such as: Arctic archaeology, Saami archaeology, gender archaeology, heritage studies, ethnicity studies, theoretical archaeology and the archaeology of Northern Norway. The special fields open to study may change due to sabbaticals among the members of the staff. Acceptance to the course depends on our possibility of finding a staff member able to supervise the students.
Objective of the course
Students who successfully complete this course should have achieved the following learning outcomes:
- Be able to formulate and analyse research problems related either to a concrete archaeological material, a culture-historical topic or a theme within archaeological theory and method
The course is open for re-sit examination early in the following semester.
Lectures Autumn 2012
Individual supervision will be arranged