The Archaeology Department offers the undergraduate degrees listed below. For detailed information on each course, click on the course title links. All our programmes are also available at Diploma of Higher Education (DipHE) level.
The BSc Archaeology degree is a science-based programme providing training in the archaeological applications of the physical, biological and Earth sciences, with a particular focus on the chronological, palaeoenvironmental and palaeoeconomic study of past societies.
A professional degree comprising intense training in archaeological field-, office- and laboratory-based approaches, together with the study of project management and legal aspects of archaeology.
This exciting new four-year pathway includes an industry placement year. On successful completion of the placement year, students gain the additional award of Diploma in Professional Archaeology.
A traditional humanities-based archaeology degree combining the study of archaeological techniques with the investigation of one or more cultures of the past. Also available as a Combined Honours degree; can be combined with other subject areas within the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences (Criminology, History, Psychology or Theology, Religion and Ethics) or Modern Liberal Arts.
A degree in the archaeology and history of the historical period, focussing in particular on the Classical, Roman and medieval periods. The BA Ancient, Classical and Medieval Studies programme is taught jointly with the Department of History.
Classical Studies explores the civilisation of ancient Greece and Rome and its legacy, which has fundamentally shaped all later civilisations - including that of today. This exciting course, offered by the History Department, combines history, archaeology, art, drama, literature and philosophy.