The study of ancient and recent human past through material remains, archaeology gives an insight into human history and culture. It is a subject that significantly contributes to our modern day understanding of events, lives and societies of the past. Archaeology also adds to our knowledge of how communities, cultures and regions of today will be understood in the future.
An undergraduate degree will focus on topics such as prehistory, ancient history, archaeological science, field archaeology and archaeological excavation. Your course will cover all aspects of archaeology, ensuring you have a well rounded understanding of archaeology.
Your course will be delivered in a mixture of modes. Some teaching will be done through lectures and seminars. You may be given the opportunity to take part in some practical lessons during your degree. There may also be a chance to travel to an archaeological dig site at some point, giving you an insight into the real world of an archaeologist, as well as a chance to develop your skills and knowledge in a real environment.
With its proximity to the Mediterranean, eastern European countries and even Asia and Africa, studying in Greece can be an enticing opportunity for students who are travellers at heart. The country is also a good choice for prospective students with a healthy interest in history, culture and nature. There are several well ranked universities in Greece, all offering degree programmes in the English language.
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