York is the one of the leading centres for archaeological teaching in the UK

York is the one of the leading centres for archaeological teaching in the UK

Study a postgraduate degree in York, the heritage capital of Britain

Study a postgraduate degree in York, the heritage capital of Britain

Join a friendly department with a strong sense of community based in the heart of historic York

Join a friendly department with a strong sense of community based in the heart of historic York

The department has a strong international outlook, researching archaeology around the globe

The department has a strong international outlook, researching archaeology around the globe 

 A postgraduate degree from York is highly sought after in heritage and archaeological professions

A postgraduate degree from York is highly sought after in heritage and archaeological professions

The Department of Archaeology at the University of York is one of the best places for postgraduate study in Archaeology, Heritage or Conservation. It is the second largest Archaeological teaching Centre in the UK and offers an unrivalled diversity of MSc and MA degree courses.

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News

Star Carr archaeologists nominated for Angel Award

Posted on Thursday 25 August 2016

The Postglacial team have been shortlisted for a prestigious Historic England award.


Selection of bone fragments from Cnoc Coig
Britain’s last hunter-gatherers discovered using breakthrough analysis of bone fragments

Posted on Thursday 11 August 2016

Archaeologists from the Universities of York, Cambridge and UCL have identified rare human bones from the UK dating to the Late Mesolithic era (around 4000 BC, just prior to the arrival of farming in Britain) using an innovative new bone collagen analysis technique.