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Archaeology with Forensic Science, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
University rank #151 (ARWU) Exeter, United Kingdom
The BSc in Archaeology with Forensic Science at The University of Exeter is a unique course providing sound knowledge of archaeological periods and techniques of forensic archaeology
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  • Fieldwork in the UK or abroad
  • Gain insight into forensic techniques used in criminal cases and hear from experts, including scenes of crime and police officers, lawyers and ballistics specialists
  • Develop skills in the identification of human skeletal remains
  • Professional placement and fieldwork opportunities in the UK or abroad


Archaeology combines humanities and scientific disciplines, providing good opportunities to develop the skills that are attractive to employers. 

This Archaeology with Forensic Science at The University of Exeter is designed to develop your skills of analysis, assessment and interpretation as well as the production of written and oral reports. Teamwork, problem solving, analysis, research, presentation and organisational skills are all developed through a programme that is both practical and theoretical. 

Your employability skills are also enhanced through a range of careers initiatives, we offer that are specific to the profession, including ‘professional modules’ involving work experience.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    We encourage you to apply as early as possible and before 15 January but will continue to consider applications from international students until 30 June if places are available.

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses Included
  • Themes in World Archaeology
  • Essential Archaeological Methods
  • Archaeological and Forensic Science Practicals
  • Forensic Archaeology
  • Practical Skills in Archaeology
  • Discovering our Past
  • Investigating British Archaeology

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

Typical offer

  • A-Level: AAB-BBB; IB 34-30
  • IB: 34/665 - 32/655
  • GCSE: C

Tuition Fee

  • International

    18500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18500 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Exeter

  • 649 - 1090 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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