36 months
19250 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
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If you want to learn the skills required to join this vibrant area of scholarship, the Archaeology (Hons) programme from University of Liverpool will train you in scientific methods used at the forefront of many important discoveries.

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Taught by world-leading researchers in materials analysis, bioarchaeology and environmental reconstruction, this degree provides you with experience of the key issues and methods in archaeological science. As with the Archaeology BA, this Archaeology (Hons) programme from University of Liverpool will also provide you with a fundamental understanding of archaeological methods and theory combined with the study of the archaeology of specific geographical areas and chronological periods.

You will also gain knowledge of key issues and discoveries in the archaeology of many parts of Europe, Asia and Africa. This programme has an archaeological fieldwork (and/or museum-based experience) requirement that totals four weeks. Year One fieldwork usually consists of participation in a departmentorganised training project for two weeks. In Year Two, students are placed on an appropriate excavation or relevant professional experience. Currently there are departmental research projects in Greece, Turkey, Jordan, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Zambia as well as the UK.

Career prospects

Archaeology, Classics, Ancient History and Egyptology degrees from Liverpool provide you with a rigorous training experience that produces graduates with an unusual breadth of knowledge.

Our graduates are well equipped for a wide variety of careers in fields as diverse as journalism, heritage management, law, the civil service, teaching, business, IT and tourism. You can also go on to undertake further study and research degrees and our past students have had marked success in gaining employment in universities and major museums, locally, nationally and internationally.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Bronze Age Civilizations: Mesopotamia and the Mediterranean
  • Empires and Citizens: the Classical Mediterranean and the Near East
  • Principles of Archaeology 
  • The Origins of Humanity 
  • The Practice of Archaeology
  • Using VIsual Culture

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 requirements: BBB (this is the typical entry requirement) for this course.
  • Subject requirements: No specific subject requirements.
  • BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma: BTEC applications are encouraged. We evaluate each BTEC application on its merits and may make offers at DDM, with 100 out of 180 credits at Distinction.
  • International Baccalaureate: 30 points, with no score less than 4
  • Irish Leaving Certificate: H2, H2, H2, H3, H3, H3
  • Scottish Higher/Advanced Higher: Scottish Highers at AABBB or Scottish Advanced Highers at ABB, combinations are also welcome.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    19250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19250 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 Liverpool

556 - 1035 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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