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Archaeology

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Archaeology

Illuminate areas that written history cannot reach, studying artefacts touched by the people of the past, bringing their lives and culture to vivid life. Our degrees include plenty of opportunities for hands-on and practical work.

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From bones and artefacts to artwork and buildings, discover the human past by piecing together clues from textual and material evidence. Gain vital hands-on experience through fascinating modules.

Develop skills and knowledge fundamental to success in a wide range of careers – from project management to teaching and working in the heritage sector.

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Newcastle University offers an outstanding student experience and a world-class education for life. Our commitment to academic excellence is demonstrated through our position in global rankings. We have a world-class reputation for research excellence, and we were awarded a Gold Award in the Teaching Excellence Framework 2017.

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