Program Information

School: Memorial University – St. John’s Campus
Faculty: Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
Degree: Bachelor; Honours
Field of Study: Archeology
Description: Archaeology studies past human culture through the material left behind, including physical objects, bones, plants, building foundations, and landscapes such as settlements.

Within archaeology there are several areas of specialization. Bioarchaeology concentrates on how human beings acquired their present form and behaviour by tracing human evolution. Historical archaeology is the study of documented cultures since the 16th century. Prehistory is the study of ancient civilizations and hunter-gatherer societies.

URL: Archaeology at Memorial University – St. John’s Campus
Length: 4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*

Cost shown is for two semesters of undergraduate study in the 2018 – 2019 academic year.

Careers: Archaeologists

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)* 70
Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •   English 
  •   Data Management  or   Advanced Functions  or   Calculus and Vectors 
  •   Biology  or   Chemistry  or   Physics  or   Earth and Space Science 
  •   Social Science  or   International Languages 

Students must also have an elective course.

Test Scores:

  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 79] or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery [min. 85] or Cambridge English for Speakers of Other Languages: Certificate in Advanced English [min. 176] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 50-60]