The combined degrees program of Bachelor of Applied Geographical Information Systems, Bachelor of Archaeology requires the completion of a minimum of 144 units of study.

Admission requirements

For admission to the program, students must apply for admission to the Bachelor of Applied Geographical Information Systems combined degrees through SATAC.

Eligible students who decide to take up the combined degrees program in a subsequent year will be required to apply via university internal transfer, for admission to the award in which they are not enrolled.

Students enrolled in a combined degree program must complete the full program specified within the combined program for each degree before they can graduate with either award.

Students who commence, but subsequently do not wish to complete, the combined degrees program may be eligible to transfer to either the Bachelor of Archaeology or Bachelor of Applied Geographical Information Systems and to receive credit for some or all of the topics already completed.

Program of study

To qualify for the combined degrees of Bachelor of Applied Geographical Information Systems, Bachelor of Archaeology a student must complete the following program of study with a grade of P or NGP or better in each topic:

  • an Applied Geographical Information Systems component of at least 72 units for the Bachelor of Applied Geographical Information Systems, as detailed below

  • an Archaeology component of at least 72 units for the Bachelor of Archaeology, as detailed below.

Bachelor of Applied Geographical Information Systems Component

To qualify for the Bachelor of Applied Geographical Information Systems a student must complete 72 units, with a grade of P or NGP or better in each topic, according to the program of study below.

Core - Year 1 topics

18 units comprising:

 COMP1102  Computer Programming 1  (4.5 units)
 GEOG1003  Introduction to Geographical Information Systems  (4.5 units)
 GEOG1004  GIS Field Camp  (4.5 units)

plus one of

 STAT1121  Data Science  (4.5 units)
 STAT1122  Biostatistics  (4.5 units)

Core - Year 2 topics

13.5 units comprising:

 GEOG2701  Introduction to Remote Sensing  (4.5 units)
 GEOG2702  Image Analysis in Remote Sensing  (4.5 units)
 STAT1132  Statistics 1  (4.5 units)

plus 4.5 units of Elective topics

Core - Year 3 topics

13.5 units comprising:

 ENVS3760  Environment Agency Placement  (4.5 units)*
 GEOG3701  Spatial Information Management  (4.5 units)
 GEOG3731  GIS Modelling  (4.5 units)

plus 4.5 units of Elective topics

*Students must enrol in the NS2 availability of the Environment Agency Placement.

Core - Year 4 topics

18 units comprising:

 ENVS3702  Applied Practice in Environment  (9 units)
 GEOG3711  Advanced Digital Image Analysis  (4.5 units)
 GEOG3751  Advanced Spatial Statistics  (4.5 units)

Bachelor of Archaeology Component

To qualify for the Bachelor of Archaeology a student must complete 72 units, with a grade of P or NGP or better in each topic, according to the program of study below.

Core - Year 1 topics

18 units comprising:

 ARCH1001  Discovering Archaeology  (4.5 units)
 ARCH1002  From the Palaeolithic to Pompeii: An Exploration of World Archaeology  (4.5 units)
 ARCH1005  Cultural Anthropology: Human Diversity through Film  (4.5 units)
 COMS1001  Academic and Professional Communication (4.5 units)

Core - Year 2 topics

18 units comprising:

 ARCH1006  Sex, Death and Ritual in the Ancient World  (4.5 units)
 ARCH2106  Archaeological Field Methods  (4.5 units)
 ARCH2212  The Archaeology of Modern Society  (4.5 units)
 ARCH2213  Human Evolution and the Fossil Record  (4.5 units)

Core - Year 3 topics

9 units comprising:

 ARCH2202  Archaeology of the First Australians  (4.5 units)
 ARCH3109  Environmental Archaeology  (4.5 units)

Option - Year 3 topics

Select 9 units of Option - Year 3 & 4 topics from the list below.

Core - Year 4 topics

4.5 units comprising:

 ARCH3107  History of Archaeological Thought  (4.5 units)

Option - Year 4 topics

Select 13.5 units of Option - Year 3 & 4 topics from the list below.

Option - Year 3 & 4 topics

 ARCH2203  Australian Historical Artefacts  (4.5 units)
 ARCH2204  Australian Maritime Archaeology  (4.5 units)
 ARCH2207  The Archaeological Imagination: Fact, fantasy and fiction in archaeological interpretation  (4.5 units)
 ARCH2209  The Archaeology of Art  (4.5 units)
 ARCH2211  Ships and Seafaring in the Indian Ocean  (4.5 units)
 ARCH3204  Archaeology of Native North America  (4.5 units)
 ARCH3207  Frameworks in Historical Archaeology  (4.5 units)
 ARCH3208  History and Issues in Maritime Archaeology  (4.5 units)
 ARCH3313  Archaeology in the Field  (4.5 units)