B.Sc. On Campus

Archaeological Science

The University of Exeter

36 months
19500 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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This Archaeological Science programme at The University of Exeter is a unique course which provides training in the theory and practice of archaeological scientific methods to investigate the past


  • Fieldwork opportunities in the UK or abroad
  • Gain insight into the nuts and bolts of scientific approaches, their contexts of application, their strengths and limitations
  • Learn how to interpret and critique datasets using both published datasets and those you will produce yourself over the course of your studies
  • Exeter is unique in its setting, surrounded by some of the country’s richest archaeological sites. We also have outstanding on-site facilities for practical work and research, including a variety of laboratories, and an extensive reference collection.

Your future

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Practical Skills in Archaeology
  • Archaeological and Forensic Science Practicals
  • Themes in World Archaeology
  • Essential Archaeological Methods
  • Artefacts and Materials
  • Forensic Archaeology
  • Investigating British Archaeology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


360 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A-Level AAB - BBB B in a Science subject
  • IB 34/665 - 30/555 HL5 in a Science subject
  • BTEC DDD - DDM Applicants studying a BTEC Extended Diploma are also required to achieve B in a Science subject (GCE AL)
  • GCSE C or 4 English Language

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    19500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19500 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Exeter

649 - 1087 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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