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BScArchaeology

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Overview

This course explores all aspects of the human past, integrating scientific methods with anthropological and social theory. You’ll work in both the field and the laboratory, developing critical skills in diverse archaeological methods.

Your study gives you the chance to work alongside world-class researchers on a range of archaeological materials, from human bones to ancient metal objects.

Programme structure

First year

Core modules:
Emerging Europe: From Storage to Stonehenge & States
Revealing the Past
Towards modernity: anthropology, archaeology & colonialism
Arts and Humanities Faculty Challenge – ThinkCreate

Optional modules:
Classical World and Its Legacy
The Origins of Humanity
World Civilisations

Second year

Core modules:
Science in Archaeology
Thinking through Archaeology

Optional modules:
Archaeology Matters
Archaeology and Text
Minoans: Crete in the Bronze Age
The Age of the Vikings
The Ancient Greek Economy
The Archaeology of the Later Medieval Church in England
The Celtic West: from the fall of Rome to the Viking Age

Third year

Core modules:
Dissertation in Archaeology

Optional modules:
Archaeozoology
Athens, Empire and the Classical Greek World
Catastrophes and Climate Change: prehistory to Modernity
Decoding the Landscape: integrated methods in landscape archaeology
Experimental Archaeology
Human Evolution and the Hominid Fossil Record
Later Neolithic and Bronze Age Britain & Ireland
Primate Evolution and Behaviour
Rome: Capital, Hinterland and Periphery
The Archaeology of Death and Burial
Work Place Learning

Career opportunities

Archaeology at Sheffield opens up a wide range of career opportunities in archaeology, heritage, museums and within the environmental and cultural sectors.

Many graduates work in archaeology, in commercial units, national and local government, the charitable sector and university departments. Some choose to study for a postgraduate degree. Others have gone into journalism, teaching, the police, health care and classical music.

Employers include English Heritage, Channel 4, the British Museum, the House of Commons, schools, universities and archaeological trusts.

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States