Department of Archaeology
Queen’s Anniversary Prize winner in recognition of teaching and research excellence
A top 10 University for archaeology
Consistently high-scoring in the National Student Survey
Located in York, the UK’s archaeological capital
Vibrant, friendly community with focus on small teaching groups
The Department of Archaeology at York is internationally recognised as both a vibrant research community and a centre of excellent teaching. We offer a diverse range of undergraduate and postgraduate degree courses, and pride ourselves on providing a supportive, enthusiastic, and challenging academic atmosphere which enables our students to achieve their full potential.
Welcome to York
Welcome to the Department of Archaeology at the University of York where we are proud to be at the forefront of archaeological research and teaching.
Our range of interests and expertise covers human history from prehistory to present. Studying archaeology helps us to understand the past, ourselves and our future.
York is the UK’s archaeological capital and is the ideal place to study archaeology. With us you will develop a range of skills that will enhance your employment prospects both inside and outside the sector.
Head of Department
Rankings and Awards
Top 10 in UK Archaeology league tables 2018