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Study with the Department of Archaeology

York is a city steeped in history, with a rich archaeology dating back to Roman, Viking and medieval times. When you study with us, you'll uncover the past and harness your knowledge to tell diverse stories.

Our specialisms include human evolution, prehistory, Romans, medieval, and historical periods as well as expertise in field archaeology, bioarchaeology, digital creativity, artefacts, experimental archaeology, heritage, museums and buildings conservation.

Enrich your learning with practical work and interdisciplinary research-led teaching. We offer excellent prospects for personal and professional growth through placement and volunteering opportunities, excavations and fieldwork across the city and surrounding area. Our students graduate with a range of key skills such as critical thinking, creativity and problem-solving, ensuring they are ready for careers in whatever profession they choose.

Archaeology degrees