Short Courses

Archaeology

Our range of Archaeology courses offer fascinating explorations of humanity’s past. Covering many ages and continents, our courses are taught by professional archaeologists and include practical experiences and field visits.

Courses marked as (credit) are open to all, however participants will be required to matriculate as a student at the University of Edinburgh as part of the registration process for these courses. Guidance on this process will be provided. Find out more about studying for credit here.

Please note that from September 2017, bookings for non-credit courses will close 8 days before a course start date. Bookings for credit courses will close 15 days before a course start date.

 

Term 1 Courses (Starting September 2017)

Daytime

The Vikings

Evening

An Introduction to Archaeology (Credit)

World Mythologies

Term 2 Courses (Starting January 2018)

Daytime

Eastern Mediterranean in the Late Bronze Age
The Last Hunters and First Farmers of Europe
Archaeology of Scotland: Stone and Bronze, the Early Prehistory

Evening

Archaeological Biographies           

Myths, Monarchs and Monuments of Ancient Egypt

Introduction to Archaeology: Digging Deeper
The Trojan War in Archaeology, Homer and the Epic Cycle

Term 3 Courses (Starting April 2018)

Daytime

Archaeology of Scotland: Iron Age, the Romans and Early Historic Period

Evening

Neanderthals
Aspects Of Ancient Near Eastern Demonology

 

For all general enquiries relating to the course, such as places available or location, please contact COL by phoning +44(0)131 650 4400 or emailing COL@ed.ac.uk.

Our Course Organisers can help you with enquiries about the academic content of courses.

 

Rachael King

  • Programmes: Archaeology; Literature; Music

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