Archaeology of Standing Buildings

Module code: AR7524

This module provides you with an archaeological understanding of building construction and evolution and the ability to recognise different building materials and to determine the different functions of buildings. You will be introduced to analytical and survey skills and to more sophisticated methods of investigation. You will be encouraged to investigate buildings in your own locality and to produce a detailed survey and report on one such building as part of your coursework.


  • Guided Independent Study


  • Written Assignment, 3,000 words (30%)
  • Report, 4,000-6,000 words (70%)