Learning outcomes

 

Holders of the master's degree in prehistory archaeology and rock art must be able to:

· Identify and characterise archaeological sites in their environmental and cultural contexts;

· Identify archaeological resources and incorporate them in land planning programmes in order to attract investment and subsequent creation of workplaces and population settlement both at local and regional level;

· Have a good command of basic archaeological techniques in such areas as prehistory, protohistory and rock art;

· Be able to use basic vocabulary and understand the sub-areas of Prehistoric Archaeology, Rock Art, Lithic Technology, Ceramic Technology, Experimental Archaeology, Latin-American Archaeology, Computer Applications for Archaeology, Geoarchaeology, Palaeoanthropology, Archaeometry, Archaeobotany, Zooarchaeology, Museography and Didactics.

· Demonstrate full autonomy in at least one of the following sub-areas: Prehistoric Archaeology, Rock Art, Lithic Technology, Ceramic Technology, Experimental Archaeology, Latin-American Archaeology, Computer Applications for Archaeology, Geoarchaeology, Palaeoanthropology, Archaeometry, Archaeobotany, Zooarchaeology, Museography and Didactics.

· Be aware of the importance of enhancing and exploring archaeological resources as factors for profitability and minimization of negative impacts;

· Evaluate the scientific, didactic, patrimonial and cultural potential of areas of archaeological and landscape interest in order to use them as an instrument for regional promotion and development.

Draw up archaeological/tourist tour guides to disseminate and promote the areas of interest;

· Draw up archaeological heritage risk maps for land planning.