What do you need to get in?
Main entry requirements
ABB - BBB or ABC
If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of Not Available and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.
% applicants receiving offers84%
Provided by UCAS, this is the percentage of applicants who were offered a place on the course last year. Note that not all applicants receiving offers will take up the place, so this figure is likely to differ from applicants to places.
Tuition fee & financial support£9,250
Maximum annual fee for UK students. NHS-funded, sandwich or part-time course fees may vary.
If you live in:
- Scotland and go to a Scottish university, you won’t pay tuition fees
- Northern Ireland and go to an NI uni, you’ll pay £3,805 in tuition fees
- Wales you’ll pay £3,810 in fees and get a tuition fee grant to cover the rest
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Our course is flexible â?? once you have decided which aspects of archaeology excite you most, you can follow these interests through your module choices and final year dissertation. By the end of this course you will have gained an understanding of archaeological theory and professional practice with a broad view of human culture from our earliest evolution to the modern era. Archaeology as a discipline can take you around the world, and our staff encourage you to join them on their fieldwork and research projects in the UK and abroad.
Year 1: Prehistory from the earliest humans to the 1st farmers; introduction and approaches to archaeology; introduction to the archaeology of the Roman empire; environmental archaeology; introduction to medieval archaeology ad 400-1400. Year 2: Archaeology of technology and production; prehistoric Britain; medieval Britain; Britain in the western Roman Empire; archaeology in the UK: research and professional practice. Year 3 optional modules: Cultural anthropology (an introduction); underwater archaeology; bio-archaeology; the origins and rise of Aegean civilisation; ancient metallurgy: archaeology and experiment; prehistoric Italy; Rome and the Mediterranean; the archaeology of Anglo-saxon England; Goths, Huns, Avars and Romans (conflict on the Danube in late antiquity); beastly questions; forensic archaeology; professional bio-archaeology.
A world-leading University attracting some of the brightest minds from the UK and abroad to study on vibrant campuses here, and internationally. Surrounded by an amazing city, University of Nottingham students have an incredible time making friends and getting the best education. The University is ranked in the top 1% of all universities worldwide.
How you'll spend your time
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- Lectures / seminars
- Independent study
How you'll be assessed
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- Written exams
- Practical exams
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Typical Ucas points
2:1 or above
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