University of Sheffield Archaeology Ranks 6th in UK

University of Sheffield Archaeology Ranks 6th in UK and 29th Globally According to QS World University Rankings


The Department of Archaeology at the University of Sheffield takes pride in its 6th place ranking in the UK and 29th= globally in the latest QS World University Rankings 2024.
This ranking is a powerful testament to the enduring quality of the Department of Archaeology's programmes, teaching, research, and student outcomes. Throughout its history, the department has consistently strived to provide students with a world-class archaeological education that equips them for successful careers in the field.

About the QS World University Rankings by Subject

This prestigious ranking system evaluates universities across 55 subjects, including Archaeology. The rankings are based on five key indicators:

Academic Reputation: Expert opinions from academics worldwide gauge the research excellence of a university in a specific field.
Employer Reputation: Feedback from graduate employers highlights institutions known for producing highly employable graduates in a particular discipline.
Research Citations per Paper: This metric measures the impact and productivity of research publications.
H-Index: This indicator assesses the combined impact and productivity of a university's academic output.
International Research Network: This measure reflects the university's ability to build strong international research collaborations.

Further Information

Full QS World University Rankings by Subject 2024:


A global reputation

Sheffield is a research university with a global reputation for excellence. We're a member of the Russell Group: one of the 24 leading UK universities for research and teaching.