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BAClassical and Historical Archaeology

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Overview

From ancient Greece and Rome to the medieval worlds of the Mediterranean and Europe, this course will provide you with an understanding of how this aspect of the past bears heavily on our lives today.

At level one, you’ll study archaeological evidence and its relevance to the study of prehistory and early history. Levels two and three explore how archaeological knowledge is generated, and you’ll develop detailed knowledge of key aspects of the classical and historic past.

Programme structure

First year

Core modules:

Classical World and Its Legacy
Revealing the Past
Towards modernity: anthropology, archaeology & colonialism
Arts and Humanities Faculty Challenge – ThinkCreate

Optional modules:

Emerging Europe: From Storage to Stonehenge & States
The Origins of Humanity
World Civilisations

Second year

Core modules:

Archaeology and Text
Thinking through Archaeology

Optional modules:

Archaeology Matters
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
Later Neolithic and Bronze Age Britain & Ireland
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.

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