University Archaeology UK represents the departments of Archaeology in UK universities

Archaeology provides a unique perspective on the human past, on what it is to be human. As the only subject that deals with the entire human past in all its temporal and spatial dimensions, it is fundamental to our understanding of how we evolved, how our societies came into being, and how they changed over time.

Take a look at our new careers video

Want to find out more about career opportunities with a degree in archaeology?

Hear the experiences of archaeology graduates in our new video. 

Photographer Alastair Fyfe, © The British Academy