The Department of Archaeology at York is internationally recognised as both a vibrant research community and a centre of excellent teaching. We offer a diverse range of undergraduate and postgraduate degree courses, and pride ourselves on providing a supportive, enthusiastic, and challenging academic atmosphere which enables our students to achieve their full potential.
Welcome to York
Welcome to the Department of Archaeology at the University of York where we are proud to be at the forefront of archaeological research and teaching.
Our range of interests and expertise covers human history from prehistory to present. Studying archaeology helps us to understand the past, ourselves and our future.
York is the UK's archaeological capital and is the ideal place to study archaeology. With us you will develop a range of skills that will enhance your employment prospects both inside and outside the sector.
Prof. John Schofield
Head of Department
The Department climbs the league tables again.
The Archaeology Department climbs to fourth place in the 2016 league table
Mon 29 February 2016
The inside track to jobs on HS2 and other major projects!
In 2012, York celebrated 800 years of being a self-governing city. Watch the video to see how York has developed into a vibrant, exciting place to live, work and study.
Posted on Wednesday 27 January 2016
New partnership formed for conservation of historic structures in severe marine environments
Posted on Monday 25 January 2016
BBC 2 Features York Alumna and Research Associate