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.

Masters Scholarships

All applications received by the end of February for entry onto our Masters programmes in the 2016-17 academic year will be considered for one of our £1,000 scholarships.

Apply by 29th February>

Postdoctoral Fellowship Funding

In the wake of the successes we gained last year, the Department is welcoming applications for the 2016 round of the Leverhulme Trust Early Career Fellowships

Postdoctoral Fellowships>

Sheffield at the Society for American Archaeology 2016

Staff and students from the Archaeology Department at the University of Sheffield will be attending North America’s premier Archaeology conference, the annual meeting of the Society for American Archaeology in Orlando, Florida from 6th - 10th April 2016

Sheffield & SAA 2016>
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.

Undergraduate degrees> Postgraduate courses> Fieldwork - watch videos>


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

Our research> Research projects> NARNIA project>
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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.

Clothing and Identities project>