* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see Withdrawal dates explained for more information).
This unit focuses upon basic interpretative theories that are key elements of the analysis of material culture. This subject analyses some important archaeological sites in order to consider key methodological issues, such as stratigraphy, archaeological context, and cultural interpretation. A wide range of sites is considered in this unit, but the primary focus is upon the historical development of archaeology as a discipline.
ASSESSMENT: 3,000 words written work (60%); 2-hr exam (40%).
Units are offered in attending mode unless otherwise indicated (that is attendance is required at the campus identified). A unit identified as offered by distance, that is there is no requirement for attendance, is identified with a nominal enrolment campus. A unit offered to both attending students and by distance from the same campus is identified as having both modes of study.
Campus - H Hobart, L Launceston, W Burnie. Study Centre - V Sydney, R Rozelle, P Beauty Point. Distance units may also have a campus identifier of I Isolated, N Interstate, O Overseas. Units delivered in Transnational Education (TNE) Programs have a campus identifier of A Hangzhou, F Fuzhou, G Shanghai, K KDU Malaysia, Q Kuwait or Y Hong Kong.