BA in Archeology

The aim of the curriculum is to train undergraduate archaeologists, who are well prepared from the general knowledge of archaeology and the two chosen specialisations, thus able to acquire and systematize the knowledge independently.
Head of program: 
Dr. Levente Nagy
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Degree
Philologist in Archaeology BA
Duration of training
3 years (6 semesters)
Language of instruction
English
Deadline of application
07/15/2021
Next starting date
09/01/2021
Fees
Tuition fee: EUR 2200 / sem.
Application fee: EUR 140
Registration fee:
Intake
Fall

At the University of Pécs, Faculty of Humanities You may learn Archaeology on bachelor level.  Our undergraduates develop their knowledge and skills in various methods of the theory and practice of archaeology to achieve successful careers as technicians of excavation projects or as potential members of resarch groups.

 

You will be suitable for the exploration, excavation and processing of archaeological sources and sites with the help of an archaeologist with master degree, as well as for the management of museum collections. You may be also familiar with other areas of cultural heritage in order to carry out the basic tasks in all institutions responsible for the exploration, protection, processing and presentation of cultural heritage. In addition, You can be prepared to continue Your studies in the Archaeology M.A. program.

 

You will experience different teaching, learning and assessment methods including lectures, seminars, individual tuition, group-based, co-operative activities as well as individual and small group research projects. Student-centered teaching foster respectful, attentive and emphatic communication and can improve reasoning and collaboration skills, as well as adaptability.

The University of Pécs is an Erasmus-partner of some distinguished Universities across Europe to research, develop and innovate in the field of archaeology.

 

The Archaeology B.A. curriculum at the University of Pécs contains obligatory excavation, survey, museological and museumpedagogical practice in collaboration with various institutions.

For a successful application please follow the steps below:

 

  1. To apply, click on the Apply Now button, and start your application.
  2. Register on our application site, fill the application form, upload the necessary documents and submit your application!
  3. After you have submitted your application, you are going to receive information on the further steps.
  4. If we received your application fee, we are going to start the evaluation of your application.

The applicant has to submit the following documents by uploading them to the online application portal of the University of Pécs:

  • Certified and translated (if originals are not in English) copy of school transcripts showing satisfactory completion of senior high school.
  • Europass CV in English
  • Motivation letter (introduction plus field of interest, etc.) in 3000 to 3500 characters.
  • Copy of valid passport or national ID
  • Medical certificate, (please fill the document and attach the serologic test results)
    • vaccination card (showing that you are immunized against HEP B)
    • HEP A/B/C test*
    • HIV test*
    • Chest X-ray: Please attach the chest’s X-ray result (not the film!) in English/Hungarian! (not older than 3 months)
  • Transfer receipt of the EUR 140 application fee
  • Official copy of the following language exam certificates:  
  • Entrance Exam (personally or via Skype)

*Please note: tests have to be taken within a year!

 

1st semester
Basic Skills of Latin Language
Basic Skills of Research and Academic Writing
History of art and culture
2nd semester
Introduction to Philosophy
Archaeological Research Methods
Introduction to the Archaeology of the Migration, Medieval and Early Modern Periods 1-2
3rd semester
Excavation Practice
Medieval Art, 1000-1541 A.D.
Roman Archaeology
4th semester
Archaeological fieldwork (survey)
Classical Archaeology
Expertise in Archaeological Find Material of various periods
5th semester
Excavation Practice
Early medieval period – Byzantium
Actual Questions in Archaeology and related sciences
6th semester
Museology
Museum Education Methods (practice)
Thesis consultation

For more information, please contact:

Ms. Vanda BŐCZIN-SIRKECI, Ms. Éva KOVÁCS-SAMU

Phone: +36 72 501 500/64127 or 64126

E-mail: foreign.humanities@pte.hu

Website: http://english.btk.pte.hu