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Archaeology at Cambridge

Department of Archaeology and Anthropology © Cambridge University

The University of Cambridge was the first university in the UK to teach Archaeology and is ranked number 1 in the QS World Rankings by Subject 2016 and number 1 by the Complete University Guide since 2010. The new single-honours Archaeology will launch in 2017.

The new archaeology degree encompasses multiple tracks: Archaeology, Biological Anthropology, Assyriology and Egyptology, within which you can specialise in your chosen track already in Year 1, or combine them in Year 1 and specialise from Year 2.

The courses range in time from the Palaeolithic to the modern day and cover the Americas, the UK and Europe, Africa, the Middle East, South Asia, South East Asia and Australia. The degree also offers courses in archaeological theory and practice, archaeological science, and museum and heritage studies. Whatever your background and interests, there are archaeology courses for you at Cambridge.

The Archaeology Division’s website includes testimonials from students about the fieldwork opportunities available here and the graduate career propsects here.

To find out more about undergraduate study at Cambridge's Division of Archaeology, please see the webpages here.

Click here to view a PDF leaflet about the Archaeology course at the University of Cambridge.

Opportunities to visit Cambridge to learn more about the Archaeology course.

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