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
CV drop-in session for Archaeology
Thurs 28 April 2016
Get help with your CV--all students welcome!
Departmental Excavations Exhibition
Thurs 9 June 2016
All the new findings from this year's departmental digs
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 April 2016
Steve Roskams leads a field school for students and members of Operation Nightingale
Posted on Monday 25 April 2016
An international team finds cheese residue in ceramic pots from the Swiss Alps