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.

Medieval Black Death mass grave

Sheffield Archaeology staff and students reveal the significance of a rare Black Death mass grave at Thornton Abbey, Lincolnshire

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Come and visit us!

If you have received an offer to study with us, book your place on one of our open days to find out what opportunities await for you with Sheffield Archaeology.

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Postgraduate funding opportunities

Whether you are a prospective Masters or PhD student, Sheffield Archaeology has funding opportunities available

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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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