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Profiles

Mr Stuart Falconer

Truro and Penwith College

Role

FdSc Archaeology Module Leader

The BSc (Hons) in Archaeology and the FdSc in Archaeology at Truro College in Cornwall

Reasons for studying Archaeology at Truro College:

• Less formal approach to teaching


• Small class size groups, not large lecture halls full of students

• A great deal of contact time with tutors

• Practical tuition through fieldtrips, museum trips and fieldwork

• Foreign archaeology trips

• Good contacts with local employers

Course Details:

The modules are:

Year One - FdSc: • Archaeology & Environment from Prehistory to Roman Times • Excavation, Post-Excavation & Museums • History of Archaeological Debate • Post-Roman to Recent Times: Culture, Science and Statistics • Principles of Field Survey • Project Design • Entrepreneurship and Applied Practice

Year Two - FdSc: • The Archaeology and Geology of Cornwall • Museum Studies • Professional Archaeology • Quaternary and Archaeological Science • Field Techniques & Interpretation • Professional Project Report

Year Three - BSc (Hons): • World Archaeology • Archaeology, Science & the Popular Media • In Depth Period Study • Current Debates in Archaeology • Environmental & Conservation Archaeology • Dissertation Report

Teaching interests

Archaeology, History, Classical Civilisation, Learning & Development, Academic Research Skills, ECDL, Entrepreneurship

Links

FdSc Archaeology at Truro and Penwith College:

http://www.truro-penwith.ac.uk/ft/fdsc-archaeology/

BSc Archaeology at Truro and Penwith College:

http://www.truro-penwith.ac.uk/ft/bsc-hons-archaeology/