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.

Department of Archaeology ranked 13th in the World!

The QS World University Rankings® were published today and we are delighted to be among the top Archaeology departments in the world

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Experience the Extraordinary. Postgraduate Open Day – Thursday 12 May 2016

Postgraduate study at Sheffield could help you gain specialist skills to develop your career, study a subject you love or even change direction.

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The Rothwell Charnel Chapel Online

The Rothwell Charnel Chapel Project, a community-engaged project, launches its new web site and Digital Ossuary!

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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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Our students research in Thornton abbey

Research

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

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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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