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Skip to 0 minutes and 7 secondsSPEAKER 1: So unfortunately, that's it. But we really hope you enjoyed the course. But we don't see it as the end.

Skip to 0 minutes and 13 secondsSPEAKER 2: There's lots of other ways you can keep your engagement going.

Skip to 0 minutes and 15 secondsSPEAKER 3: At an international and national level within maritime archaeology, such as the Nautical Archaeology Society or the Maritime Archaeology Trust here in Britain.

Skip to 0 minutes and 23 secondsSPEAKER 4: As well as other online courses on archaeology or ancient oceanography.

Skip to 0 minutes and 27 secondsSPEAKER 5: And if you have any questions, we're always happy to answer them.

Skip to 0 minutes and 30 secondsSPEAKER 6: Most importantly, thank you for taking part.

Farewell from the educators

In this video, the team thank you for taking part in the course and suggest ways in which you can continue to learn about maritime archaeology.


Where you choose to go from here will depend on your highest level of qualifications. Some of you will have taken this course out of interest, whereas others will be looking at new career choices. If you are still in secondary education (or only have qualifications usually taken at age 16) then you will need to embark on further study before considering a degree course in this area. Subject areas that you may want to consider include History, Geography and science based subjects.

If you have qualifications taken at 18 years old (A-levels, Highers or the International Baccalaureate in the UK), then you may be eligible to apply for an Undergraduate degree programme. At University of Southampton, Archaeology programmes are part of Humanities. You can find all undergraduate archaeology programme and module information in the linked list below:

There are various Postgraduate opportunities in the Centre for Maritime Archaeology at the University of Southampton:

There are also some short-term study opportunities:


Further study opportunities with FutureLearn

University of Southampton has two FutureLearn courses that may be of particular interest to you:

You might be interested in several other FutureLearn courses:


Archaeology organisations and volunteering opportunities


Maritime Museums around the world


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