Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject is an introduction to the archaeological record of Australia since 1788, covering various aspects of rural, urban and maritime archaeology. Weekly workshops are devoted to obtaining first-hand experience with artefacts recovered from archaeological sites in Australia

FacultyFaculty of Humanities & Social Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorSusan Lawrence

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites ARC2AIA


Incompatible subjects ARC3HAR

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditions Core subject at third year level for the major of Archaeology in the Bachelor of Arts (ABA) and the Bachelor of Archaeology (ABAR).

Learning resources


Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsAn Archaeology of Australia Since 1788RecommendedLawrence, S. and Davies, P.2010, SPRINGER SCIENCE

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2014, Semester 2, Day


Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSusan Lawrence

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.

Tutorial Week: 31 - 43
One 1.0 hours tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.


Assessment elementComments%
four workshop assignments (200-word equivalent)20
one 1,800-word essay40
weekly readings journal (2,000-word equivalent)40