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Postgraduate Archaeology

Let's discover the past together

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Our department is one of the leading centres for archaeological teaching in the UK. The department has a strong international outlook, researching archaeology around the globe, and all teaching is research-led. The city of York boasts historic buildings and significant remains from the Roman, Viking and Medieval periods.

The department is based in King’s Manor, a beautiful medieval building in the centre of York. We also have world-leading facilities on the main University campus including advanced Bioarchaeology facilities; our PalaeoHub with cutting edge labs; and our outdoor Experimental Archaeology centre

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Why study Archaeology at York

UK top 5

for Archaeology - (QS World Subject Rankings)

Beautiful surroundings

You'll study in King's Manor, a beautiful Medieval building in the centre of the historic city of York.

Feel at home

The atmosphere in our department is friendly, supportive and enthusiastic. We want you to develop your potential and thrive at York.

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Come and visit us at an Open Day, explore our campus or chat to our students online. We host a range of events throughout the year including subject-specific events designed especially for people considering postgraduate study.

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