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Preparing for uni: Archaeology

Study Information

Online experience: Archaeology

26 February 2018 - 23 March 2018

This online course for prospective students will allow you to experience what the Archaeology programme at Leiden University has to offer. You will also get an overall impression of what is expected from our students. Over a period of four weeks you will read articles and complete online assignments. This experience, combined with our individual feedback, will give you an idea whether or not studying Archaeology suits you.

Who can apply

Dutch and international prospective students who are currently studying in a Dutch pre-university education programme (VWO, year 5 or 6) or equivalent and who are highly interested in the English-taught BA in Archaeology at Leiden University. 

It is essential that you have a good level of proficiency in written (and spoken) English, as the programme is taught in English. All your study materials and writing assignments are in English.

What computer equipment and browser do I need?

All you need is a reliable internet connection and an e-mail address. Our preferred browser is Google Chrome (free download at https://www.google.com/chrome/browser).

Is the course free of charge?

Yes. Please note that participants are expected to take the workload seriously and to invest the time required to finish the course as scheduled. This will take you on average 2,5 hours a week