Taught course

Archaeological Sciences

University of Bradford · Division of Archaeological, Geographical and Environmental Sciences

Entry requirements

2:1 or above in Archaeology (or another relevant or related discipline). Other relevant qualifications will be considered. For North American students a GPA of at least 3.0 on a scale of 4.0 is required, or an equivalent. Minimum IELTS 6.0 or equivalent.

Months of entry


Course content

This course allows you to concentrate on the application of science to archaeology. It was one of first in the world to adopt this approach and still possesses the greatest applied science content of any archaeological course in the UK. The integration with the teaching of traditional archaeological subjects provides a thorough understanding of archaeological problems and the scientific principles involved in their solution. Integration of staff expertise and research with teaching provides exciting, relevant and hands-on examples of modern archaeological science, including areas such as dating, geophysics, metallurgy, palaeodiet and molecular archaeology and geoarchaeology.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

01274 234706
01274 236155