Archaeology PhDs: Made in Sheffield.


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.

PhD Scholarships: Applications now open

The central scholarship scheme for PhD funding at Sheffield for 2018/19 entry is now open and will close on Wednesday 24 January 2018 at 17.00 GMT.

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Research Specialisms

The Department has particular research strengths in Landscape Archaeology, Funerary Archaeology, Archaeomaterials, Medieval Europe, Bioarchaeology and Mediterranean Archaeology.

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Join our Doctoral Academy

As a PhD student at the University of Sheffield you are part of our Doctoral Academy. You're welcomed into a supportive community and treated as a colleague. You’ll gain free, personalised skills training, expert careers advice and become part of an inspiring, collaborative group of researchers from across the disciplines.

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Our Research Community

Being a part of our world-leading Archaeology research community could help you realise your academic goals.

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Your PhD

Discover what studying for an Archaeology PhD in Sheffield could mean for you, and how to apply.

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Meet our PhD students: Yvette Marks
Meet our PhD students: Yvette Marks
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Meet our PhD students: Clare Burke
Meet our PhD students: Clare Burke
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Meet our PhD students: Natasha Andronikou
Meet our PhD students: Natasha Andronikou
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