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Archaeology is a lively and welcoming department that is celebrating its 50th anniversary as an academic discipline at the University of Southampton in 2017. Ranked 27th in the world for Archaeology and 3rd for Research Power in the UK, we have an international reputation as one of the leading centers for the study of archaeology, with high profile research projects carried out all over the world. Our syllabus covers the span of human history, from the emergence of our species to debates about the role of archaeology in contemporary society. Our staff are involved in archaeological fieldwork and investigations that feed into all our teaching. The range of taught programmes, as well as our research community and excellent facilities, emphasise how archaeology is a truly interdisciplinary subject that bridges the divide between the Humanities and the Sciences.

 

 

28 July 2017

Analysis of animal teeth suggests Neolithi...

An international team of researchers has shown in unprecedented det...

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21 February 2017

Exciting new MSc Archaeology with speciali...

Archaeology is launching an exciting new course which will be avail...

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Studying Archaeology at Southampton

Archaeology at the University of Southampton is broad, diverse and multidisciplinary, with strong links to other subject areas.

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Learn about our Portus Project

Wonderful discoveries. The Portus Project revealed

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Archaeology of Portus MOOC

Learn how ancient artefacts, written evidence, excavation and digital technologies are transforming understanding of this harbour.

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Lifelong Learning

Lifelong Learning

Lifelong Learning programme gives you the opportunity to combine pleasure with learning, exploring literature, culture and history with a team of dedicated staff.

Events in Archaeology

Events in Archaeology

Find out what's happening in Archaeology, including the latest news and forthcoming events and research seminars.

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