Archaeology and Anthropology at the University of Central Lancashire are innovative and practical subjects. With world leading research and first-class teaching, staff and students study all aspects of humanity - from our earliest origins to modern society.
Our Archaeology and Anthropology courses are accredited by the Chartered Institute for Archaeologists (CIfA) and the University Archaeology UK group (UAUK). You’ll benefit from a sector-leading 10 weeks’ fieldwork experience, helping develop archaeological and transposable skills and knowledge. You will also have the opportunity to take part in real research excavations across the UK making extremely significant finds.
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Why choose us?
Our Archaeology courses are ranked 6th in the UK for overall satisfaction, top nationally for organisation and management and 3rd for learning opportunities (NSS 2022).
- Right from your very first week, you’ll be out working the mud with professional archaeologists, learning how to dig on live sites.
- Our teaching collection includes one of the largest anthropological collections of human remains in the country.
Future careers and opportunities
Our Archaeology degree graduates work for a number of different contracting archaeological organisations. Others are employed in museums or are doing research degrees at a variety of UK universities. Some have used the transferable skills they gained on their degree to enter graduate level employment in other areas of work or to undergo further training to work in careers such as teaching.
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