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Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Archaeology - Bioarchaeology Trent University - Peterborough Campus Trent University - Peterborough Campus, Canada

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CAD 28285

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CAD 90

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48 months


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Program Overview

Uncovering the ancient past can be a fulfilling pathway to your future. Study archaeology in one of the most diverse programs in Canada. Your studies will focus on the material history of human culture, studying artifacts, architecture, and ancient environments, and build confidence in presenting your findings. You’ll learn the field methods and lab techniques used to examine physical evidence, as well as theories archaeologists use to understand the ancient cultures and past civilizations of the Americas, Asia, Europe, and the pre- Classical and Classical Mediterranean world.

Students who have fulfilled the requirements for a single- or joint-major Bachelor of Arts or a Bachelor of Science degree in Archaeology may graduate with a Specialization in Bioarchaeology if they have successfully completed the following 4.0 credits:  

  • 2.0 ANTH credit consisting of:
  • ANTH 2410H: Biological Anthropology: Darwin, Death, and Disease (Sc)
  • ANTH-BIOL-FRSC 3404H: Human Osteology (Sc)
  • ANTH-FRSC 3405H: Forensic Anthropology (Sc)
  • ANTH 4430H: Advanced Skeletal Biology (Sc)

2.0 ANTH credits from:

  • ANTH 2123H: Archaeology II: Methods of Analysis (Sc)
  • ANTH 2150H: Archaeological Science I: Introduction to Archaeological Science (Sc)
  • ANTH 3151H: Lab Methods: Lithics and Bone (Sc)
  • ANTH-BIOL-FRSC 3153H: Archaeological Science II: Ancient Biomolecules (Sc
  • ANTH 3731H: Archaeozoology (Sc)
  • ANTH 3460H: Biocultural Explorations of the Human Life Course (Sc)
  • ANTH 3540H: Mortuary Archaeology (Sc)
  • ANTH 4420H: Palaeopathology (Sc)
  • ANTH 4500H: Advanced Archaeological Lab Methods (Sc)

Resume Boosters:

  • Hands-on experience studying real and cast biological materials from medical, modern, and archaeological contexts to hone your skills in the identification and scientific analysis of biological specimens  
  • Original research opportunities and practical lab experiences that develop your ability to work safely and effectively in a laboratory setting, manage and interpret scientific data
  • Build knowledge about the complex nature of society and how things like culture, ecology, and social organization influence biology
  • Diversify your skill set and increase your knowledge about the various methods, theories, materials, and types of analysis that can be used to study the past
  • Hone your communication and research skills by disseminating and translating information gained through course readings, course work and original research into a variety of mediums for both a general and specialized audience
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Additional Information

Program Level 4-Year Bachelor's Degree

College/University Processing Time 30 Days

Program Format Full-Time

Post-Graduation Work Permit (PGWP) work permit

Program Intake


Sep 2024


Jan 2024

General Admission Requirement

    • Minimum Overall Score - 6.5 - With No Band Less Than - 6
    • Minimum Overall Score - 86.0  Minimum Writing - 20.0  
  • PTE
    • Minimum Overall Score - 59
    • Minimum Overall Score - 115.0  

Academic Requirement

  • Minimum Level of Education Required: To be accepted into this program, applicants must have Grade 12 / High School Diploma or equivalent.

6.5 IELTS Score
86 TOEFL Score Minimum Overall Score
59 PTE Score Minimum Overall Score
115 Duolingo Minimum Overall Score
70% CGPA Minimum Overall Score

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