The Higher Diploma in Arts in Archaeology program at University College Cork is an intensive one-year program that provides students with a comprehensive understanding of the history and development of human societies. The program covers topics such as archaeological methodologies, research methods, and cultural heritage management, providing students with a thorough knowledge of archaeological processes and practices. Students will also gain hands-on experience through field courses and research projects where they can apply their knowledge to real-world problem solving. With a focus on creative problem solving and an interdisciplinary approach to learning, graduates from this program are well-prepared for careers in archaeology or related fields such as museology, conservation, heritage management or tourism. Through its engaging coursework, industry connections and career guidance opportunities, this Higher Diploma in Arts offers unique insights into the past and prepares students for rewarding professional futures.