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Book your place at an Open Day



If you have received an offer we will send an email inviting you to attend a 'post-offer' open day and information on how to book your place.

Dual degree applicants will have the opportunity to visit their dual department as part of the day.  You will be invited to an Archaeology open day if you are taking a dual degree with History or Languages.


Our post-offer open day dates for this year are:

Saturday 2 December 2017

Saturday 17 February 2018

Saturday 17 March 2018

Saturday 21 April 2018

A student looking at an artefact


Find out more and book your place






Typical 'post-offer' open day activities





Here's the sort of thing you can expect from a 'post-offer' open day session at the Department of Archaeology:


Arrival and Registration


Archaeology at Sheffield

Learn more about studying here with Admissions Tutor Dr Katie Hemer


Careers in archaeology

Discover possible future directions with Colin Merrony, our Careers Officer


Small group taught activity

Experience what it is like to study archaeology at Sheffield through a short hands-on practical taught session led by one of our academic staff


Meet with staff and refreshments

A chance to find out answers to any specific questions you might have or to have a last chat with our staff and students.




In addition to the open day activities in the Department of Archaeology, you will have the opportunity to take tours of the campus, the Students' Union and our accommodation plus talks on topics such as studying abroad, how to get loans and grants and much more.

The Students' Union

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