Course: Intro to field archaeology

Introduction to Field Archaeology (Summer only)

This course is designed to introduce students to basic excavation techniques and site recording. This includes identifying appropriate techniques for excavating various feature types and methods for recording finds and features in situ. You will learn to: identify and describe features and finds; fill in feature sheets and write up site records; draw plans and take site photographs. The course also includes an overview of the site in the context of the medieval town of Trim and the Boyne Valley.

Please note: Courses 1 Introduction DOES NOT include a credit transcript. This courses is offered on an experience only basis. Students who qualify for credit through their home institution are advised to consult with their international office, or relevant administration, to check if they can earn credit through attendance and completion of of this course.

For Transferable University Credit students must apply to our program partners at the Institute for Field Research.