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.
UCLan offer a new BSc (Hons) degree in archaeology that combines hands-on practicals with lectures and fieldwork. Particular specialisms include the study of prehistoric artefacts, past perceptions of landscapes, human evolution, and the protection and interpretation of important archaeological sites.
Rated as one of the top 100 universities in the world, Durham’s archaeology courses cover a wide range of topics. The department runs training excavations in Co Durham & Northumberland. Fieldwork projects in Syria, Romania, Egypt, France and India as well as in the UK.
The Department of Archaeology at the University of Aberdeen was established in October 2007, and as such is the youngest institution of its kind in Britain and is now the second-largest Department of Archaeology in Scotland, after Glasgow.
Undergaduate and Postgraduate courses based in Orkney
Archaeology is one of the Department for Continuing Education’s most comprehensively taught subjects, offering students the chance for progression from a single day school through to Oxford award and degree programmes. Many short courses can be studied for credit.
Teaches undergraduate courses in archaeology and history from Classical Greece to Medieval Europe. Several practical training projects and excavations in Britain, Romania and Italy.
York has long been renowned for its expertise in the archaeology of the last 2000 years. Now it is extending its range back to the Palaeolithic and will be including far more prehistory in its undergraduate syllabus than previously. An Archaeology Data Service and electronic journal Internet Archaeology are based at the department as […]