World Archaeology. Made in Sheffield.

We inspire students to explore and excel, through imaginative teaching and the world-leading research we conduct across the globe.

A great funded PhD opportunity!

Hugh Willmott has been awarded an AHRC Collaborative Doctoral Studentship on ’The Evolution of Audley End’. Application deadline: 17 April 2017

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Masters scholarships and funding

A range of scholarships and opportunities are available to help you fund your Masters degree including the University's 100+ scholarships scheme.

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Sheffield Archaeology will be at the SAAs in Vancouver!

Sheffield Archaeology will be attending the annual Society for American Archaeology conference, to be held in Vancouver from 29 March - 2 April 2017.

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No ordinary classroom

The range of teaching and learning styles we offer will help you develop the skills you need. You'll benefit from hands-on experience at locations like Thornton Abbey.

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Fieldwork at Thornton Abbey


Our research helps communities worldwide make sense of their heritage. Our research is global and cross-disciplinary.

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Students carrying out research

International and local partnerships

We collaborate globally to discover secrets of ancient civilisations. Roman Clothing and Identities is an international research project where specialists from seven European countries are examining the impact of clothing and dress on Roman society.

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