Midlands field course (Archaeological Geophysics)

Module code: GL3115
Module co-ordinator: Dr Max Moorkamp
Pre-requisites: GL2108

In this module you will take the geophysical field skills that you acquired in your second year to the next level. In small teams you will thoroughly investigate an area of interest using a variety of methods. You will then combine the results and create an integrated interpretation of the key features using modern computational tools.

Topics covered

  • Advanced geophysical field and measurement skills
  • Application of a variety of data analysis techniques to geophysical data; their advantages and limitations
  • Integrating different geophysical datasets and creating a coherent interpretation of the key features


  • 16 hours of practical classes and workshops
  • 45 hours of fieldwork
  • 89 hours of guided independent study


  • Pre-survey planning document (30%)
  • Final report (70%)