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Archaeology and Geography (Hons), B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
University rank #96 (QS) ,
Bridging the humanities and the sciences, this course in Archaeology and Geography (Hons) degree at the University of Nottingham will help you to understand the development of human societies and the environment from the deep past to the present day.


Geography and archaeology are natural partners and this Archaeology and Geography (Hons) degree at the University of Nottingham is ideal for anyone wanting to develop a broad understanding of the world around them with a unique long-term perspective. Bridging the humanities and the sciences, the BA in Archaeology and Geography allows you to explore the development of human societies from the origins of early humans to the present day, and to explain the relationship between people, landscape and the changing environment.

The flexible structure of the degree and the wide choice of topics available will enable you either to specialise or maintain a breadth of interests as you progress through the course.

Your technical training will include cartography, statistical techniques and computing. 


You will receive a balanced training in relevant aspects of physical, human, regional and technical geography.


These modules provide a core understanding of archaeological method, environmental archaeology, ancient technologies, and the history of archaeological thought and research methods.


The BA in Archaeology and Geography has been designed to provide extensive general training in both archaeology and geography. 

You will get acquainted with a full range of theoretical, analytical and field methods in both disciplines, and you will carry out your own independent work into an area of your own interest. 

You will gain broad knowledge of human culture from the Palaeolithic to the present day, and of key themes and issues in human and physical geography and the study of climate and the environment. 

You will have advanced understanding of a range of analytical techniques and approaches, providing an excellent foundation for further specialist training or a career.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    360 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Understanding the Past - Introduction to Archaeology
  • Introduction to Archaeological Science
  • Tutorial
  • Introduction to Geographic Information Systems
  • The Archaeology of Britain
  • Archaeology: The Living and the Dead
  • Interpreting Geographical Data.
  • Archaeological Research: Theory and Practice
  • Environmental Change
  • Techniques in Human Geography
  • Medical Geography
  • Digital Explorers: Finding geospatial patterns in a changing world
  • Economic Geography
  • Cultural and Historical Geography

English Language Requirements

  • 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.

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  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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General Requirements

  • A level offer ABB-BBB
  • B in geography at A Level
  • IB score 32-30 (5 in geography at Higher Level)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    21000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 21000 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 Nottingham

  • 583 - 980 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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