Undergraduate Advanced Diploma in British Archaeology

  • 1. The course shall consist of lectures, tutorials, seminars and classes on the subject of British archaeology. The course, which is available on a part-time basis only, will be followed over one year.

  • 2. The subjects of the course will be taught in a single one-year module from the schedule below. Candidates may not follow a module which they have previously undertaken as part of the Diploma in British Archaeology.

[For students starting before MT 2017:

  • 3. Candidates may be permitted under certain circumstances to suspend status .Any period suspended shall not count towards the maximum or minimum permitted period of registration and no fee liability will be incurred during such periods.

  • 4. Every candidate will be required to satisfy the examiners in the following:

    • (a) Attendance at the class sessions and the practical training;

    • (b) Attendance at tutorials;

    • (c) Three coursework assignments, each of which shall not exceed 2,500 words in length, based on the theoretical courses;

    • (d) One practical logbook which shall not exceed 4,000 words;

    • (e) A dissertation on a topic in British Archaeology which shall not exceed 10,000 words on a topic approved by the course director, based on one or more of the modules studied during the Diploma and the Advanced Diploma.

  • Assignments under 4 (c), and (d), and (e) will be forwarded to the examiners, for consideration by such dates as the examiners shall determine and shall notify candidates. The assessed work will, in normal circumstances, be submitted through an electronic submission system.

  • 5. Candidates may be required to attend a viva voce examination at the end of the course.

  • 6. The examiners may award a distinction to candidates for the Advanced Diploma.

  • 7. Candidates who fail to satisfy the examiners in the assignments under 4(c)-(e), may be permitted to resubmit work in respect of the part or parts of the examination which they have failed on not more than one occasion which shall normally be within one year of the initial failure.]

[For students starting from MT 2017:

  • 3. Every candidate will be required to satisfy the examiners in the following:

    • (a) Three coursework assignments, each of which shall not exceed 2,500 words in length, based on the theoretical courses;

    • (b) One practical logbook which shall not exceed 4,000 words;

    • (c) A dissertation on a topic in British Archaeology which shall not exceed 10,000 words on a topic approved by the course director, based on one or more of the modules studied during the Diploma and the Advanced Diploma.

  • Assignments under 3(a) and (b) will be submitted via the approved online submission system. The dissertation under 3(c) will be submitted in hard copy to The Registry, Department for Continuing Education, 1 Wellington Square, Oxford, OX1 2JA. All work must be submitted for consideration by such dates as the examiners shall determine and shall notify candidates.

  • 4. Candidates may be required to attend a viva voce examination at the end of the course.

  • 5. Candidates who fail to satisfy the examiners in the assignments under 3(c), may be permitted to resubmit work in respect of the part or parts of the examination which they have failed on not more than one occasion which shall normally be within one year of the initial failure.]