A 2-day introduction to maritime archaeology that includes at least 8 hours of classroom work in addition to practical work that may be carried out underwater and/or on land.
The attendance of a Survey Day School or lecture series; the equivalent of two days attendance at archaeology conferences; and the completion of a short project.
The accumulation of 100 contact hours of tuition* in six or seven subject areas.
The 100 contact hours can be accrued through special field schools of one or more weeks and/or through a number of weekend workshops.
(*tuition does not have to be through an academic institution such as a university)
The presentation of an extended portfolio of work on an approved subject/project, including a report to publication standard.
The Part IV graduate will also have to complete a minimum of 12 weeks of archaeological work on at least three sites since beginning Part II.