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Archaeology PhD




What will I learn?

Research areas

Enjoy the flexibility to follow your own research interests, supported by our expert staff. You may also choose to study for either a PhD or MPhil qualification.

Our friendly research community will encourage you to develop your skills and expand your thinking. This could be through interdisciplinary research, contributing to research seminars, or organising conferences.

We offer a diverse range of expertise, spanning from early prehistory to the present day. Particular strengths include:

  • Mediterranean prehistory, in particular Greece and Italy
  • medieval and post-medieval archaeology in Britain and north-western Europe
  • the archaeology of standing buildings
  • the study of archaeological materials, ancient technology and production

Which department am I in?

Department of Classics and Archaeology

Study options

Full Time (36 months)

Tuition fees
£20,000.00 (US$ 24,127) per year
This is a fixed fee

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

1 December 2022, 1 February 2023, 1 April 2023, 1 July 2023


University Park Campus

University of Nottingham,


NG7 2RJ, England

Entry requirements

For international students

2:1 (or international equivalent) in archaeology or a related subject (Classics, History, Anthropology, or History of Art) plus a masters at Merit level or above. IELTS: 7.0 (no less than 6.0 in any element). TOEFL (IBT): 100 (minimum 19 with 20 in Speaking).

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.


About University of Nottingham

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  • Ranked as a world top 100 university
  • Gold rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework
  • Outstanding careers support and opportunities
  • International and Sports University of the Year 2019

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