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In the Field

Archaeology at Canterbury Christ Church University is not confined to our lecture theatres. Students on the Combined Honours Archaeology programme undertake fully funded field placements in Years 2 and 3.

Students on the Single and Combined Honours Archaeology programmes undertake fully funded fieldwork placements in Years 2 and 3. We offer our own bespoke field school in East Sussex ‘The Culver Archaeological Project’; it has full facilities, and you will receive training in all aspects of field archaeology by professional archaeologists.The placements provide training in key archaeological fieldwork methods, including:

  • Excavation
  • On-site recording techniques
  • Survey and geophysics
  • Finds processing
  • Environmental sampling

To date, our students have participated in archaeological research projects in Kent, Sussex, Glamorgan, Monmouthshire, Yorkshire, and as far afield as Crete.

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Want to know more about field placements?

Please don’t hesitate to contact us with questions. You can also talk to us during a University Open Day or sign up for one of our History and Archaeology Taster Days. We look forward to meeting you!

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Last edited: 06/04/2017 11:40:00