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The University of Southampton
ArchaeologyPart of Humanities

Archaeology at Southampton has a lively and welcoming atmosphere. Ranked 29th in the world for Archaeology (QS World University Rankings, 2019) and 3rd for research power in the UK (REF, 2014), we have an international reputation as one of the leading centres 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.



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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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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