Mediterranean Landscapes

University of Glasgow

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Mediterranean Landscapes

  • Host University

    University of Glasgow

  • Location

    Glasgow, Scotland

  • Area of Study


  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • Scotcat Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    This course will apply contemporary theories of landscape archaeology to the Mediterranean, with an emphasis on the interpretation of primary landscape data. Case studies will be taken from across the Mediterranean, and from periods from the Palaeolithic to the Modern period.
    This course will:
    -investigate Mediterranean archaeological landscapes by means of a series of thematic case studies
    -apply a range of archaeological landscape theories to specific cases
    -carry out analyses of past landscapes using a range of sources and techniques (e.g. survey and excavation data, environmental data, historical documents, ethnographic accounts)
    -develop an understanding of the processes of managing and interpreting landscape data (e.g. through databases and Geographic Information Systems)

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

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.

ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System) credits are converted to semester credits/quarter units differently among U.S. universities. Students should confirm the conversion scale used at their home university when determining credit transfer.

Please note that some courses with locals have recommended prerequisite courses. It is the student's responsibility to consult any recommended prerequisites prior to enrolling in their course.


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