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.

Global research excellence

Our approach to research is truly cross-disciplinary and embedded in nature, covering time periods from prehistoric to post-medieval.

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Funding the world's brightest PhDs

We're proud to support our postgraduate students who are doing research that makes a difference. This year a record 10 PhD applicants had their projects funded.

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World-class facilities

We'll provide you with the laboratories, libraries, research and IT facilities to help you make the most of your studies.

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Our students research in Thornton abbey

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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Our research helps communities worldwide make sense of their heritage. NARNIA is an interdisciplinary project exploring ancient Eastern Mediterranean material culture.

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Discover more about our partnerships

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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