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BAArchaeology

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Overview

You’ll develop a global perspective on human origins and world civilisations. Our degrees integrate theory and practice, with teaching in the field and participation in worldwide, research-led excavations.

The course explores human developments from hominids to modernity, and the prehistory and early history of Europe. You’ll study significant issues of our human past and their relevance to present questions of origin, identity and belief. You’ll explore the links between science and the humanities.

Programme structure

First year

Core modules:
Emerging Europe: From Storage to Stonehenge & States
Revealing the Past
Towards modernity: anthropology, archaeology & colonialism

Optional modules:
Classical World and Its Legacy
The Origins of Humanity
World Civilisations

Second year

Core modules:
Archaeology Matters
Thinking through Archaeology

Optional modules:
Archaeology and Text
Minoans: Crete in the Bronze Age
Science in Archaeology
The Age of the Vikings
The Ancient Greek Economy
The Archaeology of the Later Medieval Church in England
The Celtic West: from the fall of Rome to the Viking Age

Third year

Core modules:
Dissertation in Archaeology

Optional modules:
Archaeozoology
Athens, Empire and the Classical Greek World
Catastrophes and Climate Change: prehistory to Modernity
Decoding the Landscape: integrated methods in landscape archaeology
Experimental Archaeology
Human Evolution and the Hominid Fossil Record
Later Neolithic and Bronze Age Britain & Ireland
Primate Evolution and Behaviour
Rome: Capital, Hinterland and Periphery
The Archaeology of Death and Burial
Work Place Learning

Career opportunities

Archaeology at Sheffield opens up a wide range of career opportunities in archaeology, heritage, museums and within the environmental and cultural sectors.

Many graduates work in archaeology, in commercial units, national and local government, the charitable sector and university departments. Some choose to study for a postgraduate degree. Others have gone into journalism, teaching, the police, health care and classical music.

Employers include English Heritage, Channel 4, the British Museum, the House of Commons, schools, universities and archaeological trusts.

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States