World Archaeology. Made in Sheffield.


We inspire students to explore and excel, through imaginative teaching and the world-leading research we conduct across the globe.

Open days

Our open days are the perfect place to meet our staff and students, go on tours of the campus and accommodation and find out what Sheffield is all about.

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Bringing Sheffield’s forgotten castle to life

This summer, visitors to the National Videogame Museum in Sheffield have the opportunity to explore Sheffield’s lost medieval castle.

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Sheffield Archaeology students investigate the remains of ‘Britain’s largest prisoner of war camp’

As part of a core module, our second year Archaeology undergraduates conducted research that brings to life a WWII prisoner of war camp.

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No ordinary classroom

The range of teaching and learning styles we offer will help you develop the skills you need. You'll benefit from hands-on experience at locations like Thornton Abbey.

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Research

Our research helps communities worldwide make sense of their heritage. Our research is global and cross-disciplinary.

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International and local partnerships

We collaborate globally to discover secrets of ancient civilisations. Roman Clothing and Identities is an international research project where specialists from seven European countries are examining the impact of clothing and dress on Roman society.

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