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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    27-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

The BA in Archaeology gives you an excellent foundation in all aspects of world archaeology. Through the degree you develop your theoretical knowledge and practical experience as you select specialist modules ranging from human evolution to experimental archaeology. You will study the subject from a local and global perspective and be able to explore aspects of the past that inspire you the most. Our range of modules covers different time-periods, geographic locations and methodological approaches. The Department of Archaeology at Sheffield has a reputation for world-leading research and teaching in archaeology; we are in the top 50 archaeology departments in the world (QS World rankings 2019). Our research-led teaching draws directly on the work of our inspirational academics who are experts in the specialist fields of bioarcheology, medieval archaeology, cultural materials, funerary archaeology, Mediterranean archaeology and landscape archaeology. Our cutting-edge laboratory facilities, purpose-built in 2017, house extensive bioarchaeological research collections and modern experimental equipment used in our research and teaching.You will undertake a minimum of six weeks practical experience, either in the field, the laboratory or the workplace. This experience, combined with your key archaeological skills, will equip you for a professional career in archaeology or the heritage sector.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 21,450per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of Sheffield

  • University League Table

    28th

  • Campus address

    University of Sheffield, Western Bank, Sheffield, Sheffield, S10 2TN, England

As a member of the UK’s prestigious Russell Group, the university has a global reputation for research and teaching excellence.
Among the world's top 100 universities (QS World University Rankings 2020) Sheffield offers undergraduate and postgraduate courses in a wide range of subjects.
Located in the centre of the UK in a friendly and affordable city, the university has more than 29,000 students from over 150 different countries.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    15th out of 32

  • Entry standards

    / Max 212
    139 69%

    12th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    75 75%

    10th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.01 80%

    20th

    1

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