With over two dozen lecturers, technicians, administrators and researchers, a large undergraduate contingent and a substantial population of Masters and Doctoral students, Cardiff is the largest archaeology department in the region and one of the longest established in the UK.
What they say:
Cardiff Archaeology and Conservation is an energetic group of distinguished archaeologists and conservators delivering high quality undergraduate and postgraduate education and providing cutting edge professional services to the heritage and museum community. Specialisms range from the study of the early Celtic world to the conservation of ferrous metals, the interpretation of prehistoric art, the application of Information Technology to the study of the past, and on to an extensive range of regions, periods, materials and techniques.
We offer undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in Archaeology and in Conservation, and our students benefit from being part of a large, well-managed and funded university. As part of the Cardiff School of History and Archaeology we collaborate closely with our colleagues in Ancient History and History and Welsh History and we work with many other departments in other parts of the university. Strong Cardiff traditions of teaching and research focus on fieldwork carried out on a global scale and laboratory analytical work at the cutting edge of archaeological science and conservation. Our trademarks are hands-on practical excellence and innovative interpretive research and publication.
What we say:
The largest archaeology department in the region, and one of the longest established in the UK. Specialisms range from the early Celtic world to the conservation of ferrous metals, from the interpretation of prehistoric art to the application of IT in the study of past, and on to an extensive range of regions, periods, materials and techniques. Offering a wide range of undergraduate and post-graduate courses, as well as the opportunity to study the Archaeology BA as a combined honours with other subjects.