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  • Locations: Umbria, Italy
  • Program Terms: Winter
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Restrictions: Monash applicants only
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Program Description:

ATS2991/ATS3991: Archaeological Fieldwork in Italy


The unit introduces students to archaeological fieldwork and excavation through participation on a dig. Students will gain experience in current fieldwork techniques, object recording, analysis and conservation, and will be introduced to the practical skills and interpretation of primary data within its find context. These skills are an essential part of undergraduate training in archaeology. The practical content will be supported by readings and lectures on archaeological methodology, Roman cultural contexts and archaeology in Italy. The unit takes place in Umbria, Italy, at the Roman city of Carsulae, on the Via Flaminia.

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Areas of study
Eligibility
Personal Statement

You will be required to submit a personal statement as part of your application. Write a brief personal statement (no more than 250 words) which answers the following questions:
  • Why would you like to undertake this program?
  • What do you hope to learn from this program?
  • How do you plan to manage the intensive study workload? List the strategies and resources you would use.
  • When group dynamics become uncomfortable, what strategies do you put in place to maintain a positive experience?

Cost
  • For program fee details such as cost, inclusions and exclusions, refer to the program website.
  • You will be required to pay the Program fee deposit of $500 at the time of application - pay using 'Shop Monash'. 
  • Tuition fees: Monash students will be charged fees according to their verified funding status. This fee will appear on your Monash Fee Statement.

Refund Procedure
Passports
  • You must have a valid Passport that does not expire until AT LEAST six months after the program end date.  If you do not have a valid passport please organise now!  

Student Travel Insurance
  • Please refer to Student Travel Insurance for further information on the insurance policy. Please read the information before asking Monash Abroad any questions about your insurance.

Faculty Pre-Departure Information Session
  • The compulsory pre-departure session will be held approximately 6 weeks before departure. Refer to the program website for venue and date information.

When you have completed your application:
  • Click SUBMIT APPLICATION - or the application will remain pending and will not be assessed.