Undergraduate

Study archaeology and you will discover the story of humanity over the past five million years. You'll share your understanding with others and help communities to make sense of their origins and their place in the wider world. Our research-led, practical approach to teaching ensures our place in the top 5 archaeology departments in the UK for assessment and feedback.
A group of archaeology students review a flipchart in a seminar.

Open days

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Funding

Find out about the unique funding opportunities offered to archaeology students at the University of Sheffield.

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Facilities

The Department of Archaeology is home to a wide range of scientific research facilities that are integral parts of our innovative, research-led teaching.

Our facilities

Why study Archaeology?

Why study Archaeology? Let Katie Hemer, Lecturer in Bioarchaeology at Sheffield, tell you!

Katie Herner, Lecturer in Bioarchaeology at Sheffield, explains how the study of archaeology is both an art and a science.

Getting involved with research

Students Alannah and Victoria discuss their opportunity to archive departmental finds from the Manor Lodge site in Sheffield.