Your PhD

Join our large, thriving PhD community investigating topics in a wide variety of archaeological specialisms: Landscape, Funerary and Mediterranean Archaeology, Medieval Europe, Bioarchaeology and Archaeomaterials.

How to apply

To apply for your PhD, complete a formal application using the University of Sheffield's online application form.

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We have several funding and scholarship options available for those interested in applying for postgraduate research, provided both from the Department of Archaeology and from external organisations.

PhD funding opportunities

WRoCaH studentships

Those who have already accepted a PhD offer from our department can also apply for financial support from the White Rose College of Arts & Humanities.

The WRoCAH open studentship competition