Category: Studying archaeology

Studying artefacts in the Sainsbury Centre

Mastering the Past – Studying Archaeology

A look at what an education in archaeology involves for prospective   students There is no denying archaeology is a topic that continues to grow in popularity; just turn on thetelevision and have a look at an evening’s schedule — there will be at least one programme (probably more!) on archaeology. Certainly, it is an […]

Aspects of Archaeology

Choosing a Field – Specialisms in Archaeology

The field of archaeology covers the full extent of human existence, through time and across the world. Small wonder it has spawned so many sub-disciplines, theoretical and practical. We look at some of the choices. There is more to archaeology than scraping away with a trowel or brushing dust from ancient hieroglyphs. The word ‘archaeology’ […]

Ethnoarchaeology

Ethnoarchaeology

Ethnoarchaeology is the study of past societies, focusing on material remains, rather than culture. Sometimes known as anthropological archaeology, it can provide insight into how people in the past may have lived, especially with regard to their social structures and religious beliefs. By looking at the way in which different social groups live and behave […]

SOAS

School of Oriental and African Studies, London

With a focus on Africa and Asia, the department offers a multi disciplinary approach across the fields of Archaeology, Art History and Ancient Near Eastern Language study, at undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

Manchester University Archaeology Department

Manchester University, School of Arts, Histories & Cultures

Archaeology at the University of Manchester involves the study of past humanity: how humans have learned to live in the world, shaping it through their actions. From the evolution of our species to the transformations wrought by the Industrial Revolution, our degree will enable you to explore a fascinating  range of different cultures, through their […]

Newcastle University Fieldwork

Newcastle University, School of History, Classics and Archaeology

Archaeology is part of the School of Historical Studies along with Classics and History, situated in the heart of the bustling city of Newcastle. They offer Degrees in Archaeology, Bioarchaeological Science, and Ancient History and Archaeology, as well as postgraduate study.

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Nottingham, University of

Nottingham’s Department of Archaeology, one of six departments in the School of Humanities, has expanded significantly in recent years and provides a vibrant environment and extensive facilities for those wishing to pursue undergraduate or postgraduate study in archaeology.  

Oxford Brookes

Oxford Brookes University

BA/BSc degrees in Anthropology with a selection of archaeology courses, especially in human evolution and osteology, as well as postgraduate degrees in Anthropology.

Plymouth University

Plymouth University with Truro College

This course is delivered by Truro College, this one year programme is equivalent to the final year of a degree course. Students should have already completed a Foundation Degree or HND in a relevant subject. The programme contains extensive fieldwork, museum work and artefact care, providing the opportunity for students to undertake surveys and discover […]

Reading University Students

Reading University, Department of Archaeology

  Reading has a friendly and energetic Department of Archaeology, with an international reputation in research and teaching. They have their own modern building and as part of the School of Human and Environmental Sciences, have access to a wide range of excellent scientific facilities, laboratories and expertise.    

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