48 months
19050 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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Studying languages alongside archaeology gives you a unique insight into the historical and cultural development of countries and societies. We offer a bachelor degree in Archaeology and Modern Languages and Cultures at University of Sheffield. 

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The flexibility of the modern languages part of the degree means you have the option to study archaeology with either one or two of these languages: Catalan, Czech, Dutch, French, German, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish. 

You can study Italian on this degree but only alongside a second language as well as archaeology. Luxembourg Studies is available as an option from year two onwards, either on its own or with a second language and archaeology.

Key Features 

  • You'll develop your communication skills in your chosen language or languages to a high level. Optional modules include linguistics, literature, society and politics, history, philosophy and film studies.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 
  • Archaeology Matters
  • Archaeology and Text
  • Minoans: Crete in the Bronze Age
  • Primate and Human Evolution
  • Science in Archaeology
  • The Ancient Greek Economy

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


480 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A Levels + additional qualifications | BBC, typically including a modern foreign language + B in a relevant EPQ
  • International Baccalaureate | 33, typically with 5 in Higher Level in a modern foreign language
  • BTEC | DDD in a relevant subject
  • Scottish Highers + 1 Advanced Higher | AABBB+B typically including a modern foreign language
  • Welsh Baccalaureate + 2 A Levels | B + AB, typically including a modern foreign language
  • Access to HE Diploma | 60 credits overall in a relevant subject with Distinctions in 30 Level 3 credits + Merits in 15 Level 3 credits

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    19050 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19050 GBP per year during 48 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Sheffield

555 - 977 GBP /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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