2nd 6th July CCE COURSES IN ARCHAEOLOGICAL SURVEYING 2012
This summer there are two 5-day surveying courses at Barcombe, East
Sussex. The first, 2-6 July, 10am-5pm, An Introduction to
Archaeological Surveying, will cover a variety of methods, from
simple tapes to Dumpy Level, GPS and the Total Station. Learn how to
locate your trenches on maps and produce plans. Fees: £230
(£163 concessions). The other course, 16-20 July, Total Station
Surveying for Archaeology - ie much more indepth training with the
Total Station. Fees: £250. Tutors: Pete Skilton and Andy Maxted.
Sally Christian Archaeology Bequest Funding available for those
needing financial assistance. Contact the University of Sussex CCE:
UNIVERSITY OF SUSSEX
Continuing Education Programme in Buildings Archaeology
This new one year p/t programme of study for 2010/11 entry will
increase your knowledge of the fabric, form and context of historic
buildings in Sussex and teach you how to record and interpret them.
Building recording skills are taught to English Heritage Levels 2 and
3. The Programme comprises three courses: Understanding Historic
Vernacular Buildings (tutor: Mike Standing); Recording Historic
Vernacular Buildings in South-East England (6 Saturday sessions;
tutor: David Martin); and The Archaeological Investigation of a
Church (4 Saturday sessions; tutor: Robert Hutchinson). Two of the
courses can be taken as stand-alone/CPD modules. 60 credits at
undergraduate level 1 or 2.
Continuing Education Programme in Practical Archaeology
Hands-on fieldwork and workshop exercises combine with more
traditional classroom teaching to enable you to develop a working
knowledge of modern archaeology and its methods. This two year p/t
programme of study comprises: Archaeological Survey (tutor: David
Rudling); Archaeological Excavation and Post-Excavation (Chris
Butler); The Archaeology of Past Societies (Caroline Wells); The
Recording and Analysis of Artefacts and Pottery (various tutors) and
an Option course. 120 credits at undergraduate level 1 or 2. Ideal
CPD training for commercial site assistants, amateurs, etc, and this
programme will enable participants to gather much of the evidence
needed for the National Occupational Standards Level 3 Qualification
in Archaeological Practice.
Applications for F/T or P/T MPhil or DPhil archaeology research
degrees are welcome.
Contact: Centre for Community Engagement, University of Sussex,
Falmer, Brighton, BN1 9RF; T 01273 678300; E firstname.lastname@example.org; www.sussex.ac.uk/cce/archaeology