July 25 – August 12, 2016*
Based at the Bermuda Maritime Museum, this diving-intensive field school teaches students how to survey, document, map and excavate historic shipwrecks. Participants will have a chance to examine a variety of shipwrecks from the 16th – 19th centuries; to undertake systematic archaeological surveys of the reef systems; and to document, map and test excavate an English shipwreck from the late 18th / early 19th century. Students who are able to scuba dive get the most out of the course.
Students will enroll in either 3 or 6 credits. Courses are taught by faculty from URI and St. Mary’s College of California.
Courses available include:
- HIS 391 – Directed Study
- HIS 396 – Maritime History and Underwater Archaeology Field School
- HIS 591 – Directed Study
Bermuda is an archipelago consisting of seven main islands and about 130 smaller islands lying about 580 miles east of North Carolina. Bermuda became a self-governing colony in 1620. Today, Bermuda’s population of approximately 65,000 is diverse, consisting of numerous nationalities and ethnic groups. Bermuda has developed into a highly successful offshore financial center and has one of the highest per capita incomes in the world.
Accommodations and Meals:
While in Bermuda, students will stay in double occupancy, dormitory style rooms. Breakfast, lunch and dinner will be provided.
Program Fee: $3,500
Program Fee Includes:
- 3-6 URI Credits
- In-country transportation
- Excursions and cultural activities
- Archaeological and dive related equipment
- Health insurance
NOTE: All fees subject to change.
*Dates are subject to change
AIRFARE IS NOT INCLUDED
Application Deadline: April 1, 2016
Final Payment Due: June 1, 2016
Note: Selecting “Apply Now” will bring you to the URIAbroad application management system. Please log in using your e-Campus username and password (URI students) or create an account (non-URI students). Then select “Apply Now” on the URIAbroad program page to begin your application.
If you are having difficulties with the online application, you may submit a paper application to the URI Office of International Education at 37 Lower College Road, Kingston, RI 02881. The paper application can be found here:
For more information, please contact:
St. Mary’s College, CA
URI Faculty-Led Programs
37 Lower College Road
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