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UNIVERSITY MASTER'S DEGREE IN PROFESSIONAL ARCHAEOLOGY AND INTEGRAL MANAGEMENT OF THE HERITAGE

Code:
 D034

Credits:
 60
 
Publication date:
 18/06/2011

Title:
 Master (ECTS)
 
Fee:
 46,20
 1st registration credits
 

FIELD OF STUDY

Arts and Humanities

SYLLABUS

UNIVERSITY MASTER'S DEGREE IN PROFESSIONAL ARCHAEOLOGY AND INTEGRAL MANAGEMENT OF THE HERITAGE

TYPE OF EDUCATION

Face-to-face

LANGUAGE / S THAT IS OFFERED

Spanish

CENTRES WHERE IT IS TAUGHT

Faculty of Arts

PROGRAMME JOINTLY SHARED WITH

Only taught at this university

EXAMINATION DATES

Enter the list of examination dates for this graduate programme.

SYLLABUS OFFERED

 

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UNIVERSITY MASTER'S DEGREE IN PROFESSIONAL ARCHAEOLOGY AND INTEGRAL MANGEME
51 credits
 
9 credits
 
 
 
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Once this block is approved, you get
MASTER'S DEGREE IN PROFESSIONAL ARCHAEOLOGY AND INTEGRATED HERITAGE MANAGEMENT

 

AIMS


To train researchers in the field of history and archaeology and archaeologists capable of practicing their profession in inter-disciplinary, plural and complex contexts.
Students are offered the tools with which to practice the profession, including concepts from related disciplines, the historical basis for archaeological interpretation, social and cultural aspects of methodology, and an awareness of the professional frameworks within which the profession is conducted (business, land use management, urban planning).

COMPETENCES


General Competences (CG)

  • CG1:Critical reasoning of the historical process.
  • CG2:Capacity to analyse and synthesise archaeological information.
  • CG3:Capacity to manage archaeological and heritage information.
  • CG4:Motivation for quality when exercising the archaeological profession.
  • CG5:Capacity for organising and planning heritage management.
  • CG6:Adapt to new situations involving the diversity of heritage.
  • CG7:Ethical and deontological commitment to the conservation and protection of the cultural, historic, artistic, archaeological and ethnographic heritage.

Specific Competences (CE)

  • CE1:Identify, analyse and explain heritage values from the local, national, European and universal points of view, understood as a complex and dynamic process.
  • CE2:Capacity to work professionally in archaeology, historical research, historical and archaeological management of cultural resources in modern society, in accordance with the deontological principles and codes of the profession.
  • CE3:Use the most important concepts, categories, theories and themes of historical-archaeological research correctly (economic, social, political, cultural, gender, etc.).
  • CE4:Know how to apply the methods, techniques and instruments used in the sciences related to the Historical and Archaeological Heritage.
  • CE5:Acquire the ability to use material sources for the study of History in a critical manner, as well as the instruments for gathering and processing information (catalogues, inventories, electronic databases, etc.).
  • CE6:Capacity to handle resources, computer and Internet techniques regarding architecture and heritage, in order to update one's knowledge of the new tools for the diffusion of information.
  • CE7:Read, analyse and interpret the archaeological and ethnographic record.



MASTER’S DEGREE COURSE - CREDITS AND SUBJECTS


Subject type

Credits

  Compulsory (OB)

33

  Optional (OP)

9

  Work experience (OB)

6

  Final project (OB)

12

TOTAL CREDITS

60


MODULES AND SUBJECTS BY COURSE / SEMESTER


FIRST SEMESTER (30 ECTS)

MODULE

UNIT

SUBJECT

TYPE

ECTS

1.- HISTORICAL AND ARCHAEOLOGICAL HERITAGE

THEORETICAL GROUNDS

DIACHRONIC AND ANTHROPOLOGICAL ARCHAEOLOGY

OB

6

ARCHAEOLOGY AND HERITAGE MANAGEMENT

OB

2

INTERPRETATIVE MODELS

OB

3

2.- BASICS OF ARCHAELOGY

INSTRUMENTAL AND METHODOLOGICAL BASICS

INSTRUMENTS, STRATEGIES And FIELDS OF INTERVENTION

OB

6

INVENTORY And CATALOGING

OB

12

TREATMENT, DIAGÓSTICO And CONSERVATION OF THE MATERIAL CULTURE

OB

2

3.- ARCHAEOLOGICAL AND HERITAGE APPLICATIONS

HERITAGE

HERITAGE AND MANAGEMENT OF CULTURAL PROJECTS

OP

9

ARCHAEOLOGY

APPLIED ARCHAEOLOGICAL TECHNIQUES


SECOND SEMESTER (30 ECTS)

MODULE

UNIT

SUBJECT

TYPE

ECTS

4.- FUNDAMENTALS OF  RESEARCH

THEORY AND PRACTICE

MASTER’S CONGRESS

OB

2

FINAL PROJECT

OB

12

5.- WORK EXPERIENCE

WORK EXPERIENCE

WORK EXPERIENCE

OB

  6


GENERAL COURSE PROGRAMME


The course programme consists of an compulsory initial block of theoretical-practical content, offering an comprehensive training consistent with the attaining of specific study aims and divided into four compulsory modules and one optional module.

For the two subjects that make up the optional module, students may choose either of two routes:

  • the research route, centring on heritage management. Students wishing to go on to study for their Doctorate are required to take Heritage and Management of Cultural Projects.
  • the professional route, for which students are required to take Applied Archaeological Techniques.

As regards work experience, the Department of Prehistory, Archaeology, Ancient History, Greek Studies and Latin Studies has signed Work Experience Agreements with a range of institutions and businesses.

 

 

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

 

According to the Regulations of the University of Alicante, the following requirements must be complied to have access to official taught Master’s degrees:

  1. To be in possession of a SPANISH OFFICIAL GRADUATE DEGREE CERTIFICATE or other issued by an institution of higher education  within the EHEA (European Higher Education) that enables the holder to have access  to Master’s degrees in the issuing .
  2. To be in possession of an officially approved  FOREIGN HIGHER EDUCATION DEGREE CERTIFICATE that had been recognised as equal to the degree that allows access to the requested studies.
  3. To be in possession of a UNIVERSITY DEGREE CERTIFICATE obtained in a University or Higher Education Institution of COUNTRIES OUTSIDE THE EHEA, without the prior approval of their studies. In this case, the following should be considered:
  • Non- recognised degree certificates shall require a technical report showing an equivalence statement issued by the University of Alicante (ContinUA – Continuing Education Centre), for which the corresponding fee should be paid.
  • Access through this way does under no circumstances imply prior official approval of the holder’s degree certificate, nor its recognition for purposes other than studying a master's degree.

 

ADMISSION AND ASSESSMENT CRITERIA

 

1.     Admission criteria

Admission criteria include preferably a degree in History or Archaeology, or a related qualification such as Humanities, History of Art, Fine Art or Cultural Heritage, and in the case of a degree in Cultural Heritage, students must demonstrate theoretical and practical experience of activities related to historical and archaeological heritage.

Applicants should present their academic record and Curriculum Vitae detailing experience of activities related to historical and archaeological heritage.

 

2.     Assessment criteria

Assessment will be based on the following criteria:

 

  • Specific degree: History: 3 points
  • Other qualifications: 1 point
  • Academic record: average grade
  • Curriculum Vitae: up to 4 points

Where demand exceeds the number of places offered on the Master’s Degree, the Academic Committee will rank students according to achievement and the top 30 students with the highest number of points will be admitted to the course. 

 

 PRE-ENROLMENT AND ENROLMENT

 

PRE-ENROLMENT +info

Students who intend to study for an officially recognised Master’s Degree at the UA should complete pre-enrolment in accordance with the guidelines and deadlines specified annually.

 

ENROLMENT +info

Following publication of the final list of those admitted to the course, an email containing a user password will be sent to successful applicants, enabling them to enrol via the Campus Virtual in accordance with the guidelines and deadlines specified annually.

In the registration process, the documents issued abroad must be official, duly notorised and translated. Further information:

 

NUMBER OF PLACES

 

COURSE NUMBER OF PLACES
2012-13 30
2013-14 30
2014-15 30
2015-16 30
2016-17 30

 


Focus


Research and professional.


  Specialisation


Introduction to research in Archaeology and Heritage Management. Secondarily, professional practice in Archaeology and Heritage Management. 


 

Professional Profiles


Professional opportunities and public posts:

  • Researchers
  • Professional archaeologists
  • Archaeology specialists with public bodies (town councils, regional governments).
  • Archaeological Heritage specialists with public bodies.
  • Managers and directors of Archaeological Museums
  • Managers of cultural and archaeological parks.

The professional scope of Archaeology also extends to public institutions, and professionals in the field of archaeology may practice in Municipal Archaeology departments, Museum Management, archaeological parks, etc., within the wider framework of cultural management required by society.

 


IMPLEMENTATION


 1. Timescale for implementation of the Master’s Degree Course

Academic Year

Implementation of the Master’s Degree

2010-2011

1st Year


2. Procedure for equivalence recognition, where appropriate, between the current and the new course programme.

Students on the Official Master’s Degree Programme in Professional Archaeology: tools for the integrated management of archaeological heritage, currently being phased out, may ask to have their studies validated for the new Course Programme. For this, they should apply in writing to the Academic Committee for validation of the subjects they have already successfully taken.

 

3. Studies being phased out and replaced by the proposed degree course:

Official Master’s Degree in Professional Archaeology: Tools for the integrated management of Archaeological Heritage, approved in 2006 (D 44/2006 of 31 March, of the Regional Government Council, DOGV No. 5233 of 4 April 2006; Resolution of 22 June 2006 of the General Secretariat of the Council for University Coordination, Official State Gazette (BOE) No. 157 of 3 July 2006).

 

 

Information about the Centre General information for students

 

  • Faculty of Arts

     Campus de San Vicente del Raspeig
      Ctra. de Alicante s/n 03690
      San Vicente del Raspeig (Alicante)
      Telephone:+ 34 96
590 3448
      Fax:+ 34 96 590 3449
      facu.lletres@ua.es 
      http://lletres.ua.es/en/

 

  • Department of Prehistory, Archaeology, Ancient History, Greek Philology and Latin Philology
 Campus de Sant Vicent del Raspeig
Ctra. d'Alacant s/n 03690
San Vicent del Raspeig (Alacant)
Telephone:+ 34 96 590 3663
Fax:+ 34 96 590 3823
master.arqueologia@ua.es 
http://dprha.ua.es/en/

 

 

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