Archaeology in Practice
University of Cape Town
Cape Town, South Africa
Area of Study
Taught In English
Course entry requirements: AGE2011S and AGE2012F, or by permission of the Head of Department.
Course Level Recommendations
ISA offers course level recommendations in an effort to facilitate the determination of course levels by credential evaluators.We advice each institution to have their own credentials evaluator make the final decision regrading course levels.
Host University Units36
Recommended U.S. Semester Credits6
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units9
Hours & Credits
The curriculum covers field training in site location, excavation, field note taking, stratigraphic observation, site survey, use of GPS and total station, photography, rock art recording, processing of field observations, spreadsheet use, and preliminary conservation and accessioning of materials. The daily programme consists of lectures, followed by fieldwork and a short period of laboratory processing.
Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.