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.

Research Postgraduate

Taught Postgraduate MSc

Taught Postgraduate MA

Jointly-run Masters Degrees

 

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To find out more about studying for a MA, MSc or PhD, please contact us stating which course you are interested in, or get in touch with the relevant course director. We look forward to hearing from you!

Postgraduate Study

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Virtual Open Days

The next Virtual Open Day is Tuesday 6 June, 15:00-17:00.  Staff and students from across the University will be available to answer your questions, from accommodation to course-specific enquiries. Note that all Archaeology Programmes (including science-based ones) will take place during the Arts and Humanities session.

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News

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The Greedy Queen—Eating with Victoria

Posted on Wednesday 24 May 2017

York Masters alumni Annie Gray's new book looks at Queen Victoria’s life through her food