Study plan Bachelor's Degree in Archaeology

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Study plan information

Table of credits for each course

  Basic training Compulsory Optional Bachelor's Degree Final Project
1st year 54 6    
2nd year 6 54    
3rd year   48 12  
4th year   12 42
Totals 60 120 54 6  

Period of study

The degree is organised into semesters.

Part-time or full-time

Full-time dedication. Part-time option available.


Basic and compulsory training

1st year 2nd year

1st semester

  • Introduction to Archaeology
  • Prehistpry I: the Formation of Humanity
  • History of Antiquity
  • Protohistory
  • Social, Political and Economic Theory in Archaeology 

2nd semester 

  • Prehistory II: from the First Peasant Societies to the First State-Based Societies
  • Methods and Techniques in the Prehistoric Archaeology
  • Medieval History
  • Modern and Early Modern History: Texts and Material Culture
  • Digital Graphic Resources

1st semester

  • Digital Cartography
  • Classic Archaeology
  • Late Antiquity and Early Middle Ages
  • Prehistory of Europe and the Mediterranean I
  • Analysis of Archaeological Materials

2nd semester 

  • Medieval Archaeology
  • Methods and Techniques in Prehistoric Archaeology
  • History of the Mediterranean in the Antiquity
  • Prehistory of Europe and the Mediterranean II
  • Analysis of Artefacts
3rd year  4th year

1st semester

  • Bioarchaeology
  • Landscape and Territory
  • Archaeology of Women
  • Quantitative Archaeology

2nd semester

  • Archaeology of Medieval and Modern Landscapes
  • Archaeology of America
  • Theoretical Trends in Archaeology 
  • Modern and Early Modern Archaeology

1st semester

  • Public Archaeology
  • Architectural Archaeology

2nd semester

  • Bachelor's Degree Final Project


Optional subjects

All optional subjects are worth 6 credits.

3rd and 4th year 


  • Modern Language I and II (English, French, German, Italian, Modern Greek, Portuguese, Occitan, Basque, Galician or Romanian) (*)
  • Work Placement 
  • Archaeology of Hunting and Gathering Societies
  • Archaeology of the First Agricultural Societies
  • Archaeology of the Origins of the State
  • Prehistory of Catalonia
  • Greek Archaeology
  • Roman Archaeology
  • Epigraphy and Numismatics
  • Geographical Information Systems in Archaeology
  • History and Civilisation of Egypt
  • Hispanic Archaeology
  • Settlements and Urban Planning in Prehistory
  • History and Archaeology of Al-Andalus
  • History and Archaeology of Medieval Iberian Societies
  • Ancient History and Civilisation of the Middle East
  • Forensic and Modern Conflict Archaeology 
  • Mining Archaeology and Archaeometallurgy
  • Ethnoarchaeology and Experimental Archaeology
  • Project MAnagement and Archaeological Materials

(*) You may enrol in a maximum of 12 credits.


Additional information

All optional subjects are not scheduled each year.