Undergraduate Course: Archaeology of Scotland: Iron Age, the Romans and Early Historic Period (LLLE07006)
|School||School of History, Classics and Archaeology
||College||College of Humanities and Social Science
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 7 (Year 1 Undergraduate)
||Availability||Not available to visiting students
|Summary||This is a for-credit course offered by the Office of Lifelong Learning (OLL); only students registered with OLL should be enrolled.
An introduction to the later prehistoric and protohistoric archaeology of Scotland, the course uses sites and material culture to analyse society and culture in Scotland from the Late Bronze Age/Early Iron Age to the Kingdom of the Picts. The course provides an opportunity to handle excavated materials.
Content of course
1. Archaeology - An Introduction
2. Late Bronze Age and Early Iron Age - Society and Subsistence
3. 'Celtic Princes' in Scotland - Scotland within a Wider Celtic World?
4. Atlantic Roundhouses
6. Why Did the Romans Fail to Conquer Scotland?
7. The Early Historic Period
8. The Introduction of Christianity
9. Lives Set in Stone
10. Warfare, Politics and Religion
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Other requirements|| none
Course Delivery Information
|Not being delivered|
| By the end of the course students should be able to:
¿ demonstrate an appropriate understanding of relevant archaeological methods and techniques - the identification, recovery, documenting, analysis and interpretation of archaeological evidence,
¿ critically evaluate archaeological evidence and interpretations, presenting a logical, reasoned argument,
¿ describe the chronology and framework of society and settlement in the later prehistoric and early historic periods of Scotland.
|Ritchie, A. and Ritchie, G., 1998 Scotland. An Oxford Archaeological Guide.|
Ritchie, A. and Ritchie, G., 1992 Scotland: Archaeology and Early History. Edinburgh University Press.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
||This is a for-credit course offered by the Office of Lifelong Learning (OLL); only students registered with OLL should be enrolled.
|Course organiser||Ms Martine Pierquin
Tel: (0131 6)51 1182
|Course secretary||Mrs Sabine Murdoch
Tel: (0131 6)51 1855