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  • Qualification

    PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

  • Location

    Cardiff University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    JUL, OCT

  • Duration

    3 years

Course summary

Based in the School of History, Archaeology and Religion, you join a vibrant academic and research community, proud of our reputation for training the next generation of researchers.

Supervised by experts, our postgraduates encounter exciting opportunities to debate and exchange ideas, whether through our internationally-connected Research Centres or numerous seminar series.

Our projects across disciplines continue to advance research, supported by partners ranging from the Arts and Humanities Research Council to the Wellcome Trust.

Programme aims

To offer knowledge and expertise for a career in research, academia, heritage, museums, contract work and consultancy.

Distinctive features

Wide geographical coverage in research groups, from north-west Scotland to the Levant and Egypt.
Broad chronological coverage, from early Holocene to the medieval period.

Research

We offer a full range of expertise in the archaeology of Britain, Europe and the Mediterranean from 5000 BC-1000 AD, with particular strengths in the following research areas:

  • British Prehistory
  • European Neolithic
  • The Celtic World
  • The Anglo-Saxons and Vikings
  • Medieval Culture and Society
  • Greek and Roman Worlds
  • Ancient Egypt
  • Numismatics
  • Ancient Technologies and Materials Analysis
  • Bioarchaeology
  • Archaeological Heritage Management.

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University information

Cardiff University

  • University League Table

    30th

  • Campus address

    Cardiff University, PO Box 921, Cardiff, Cardiff, CF10 3XQ, Wales

Cardiff University is a global institution, with over 7,900 international students from more than 130 countries.
The university welcomes applications from international students and offer specialist facilities and dedicated support to help with a student’s studies.
Cardiff came second in the 2020 Natwest Student Living Index for monthly rental costs in UK university cities, and twelfth in terms of overall living costs.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    25th out of 32 5

  • Entry standards

    / Max 212
    126 63%

    20th

    5
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    65 65%

    21st

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.84 77%

    29th

    14

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