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Ancient People: Hunters and Farmers - ARCO1000

Year - 2020

Tracing the story of our species, Homo sapiens, we provide an introduction to world prehistory from the evolution of our distant ancestors in Africa up to the emergence of farming. This unit introduces the discipline of archaeology, providing a broad practical and conceptual foundation for the continuing study of archaeology.

1x2hr lecture/week, 1x1hr tutorial/week

1x 1500 wds Essay (40%), 2x 1500 wds equivalent each In-class test (60%)




Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 1

24 Feb 2020

Department/School: Archaeology
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Mar 2020
Unit of study level: Junior
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
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