Taught course


University of Leicester · School of Archaeology and Ancient History

Entry requirements

Degree in Archaeology or a cognate subject (normally 2:1), or at least 3 years' full-time professional experience in a relevant field.

Landscape Archaeology; Planning and Management of Archaeological Projects; Archaeology of Standing Buildings; Interpretation and Presentation of the Archaeological Heritage; classical landscapes.

Months of entry

October, June, February

Course content

The Postgraduate Certificate in Archaeology will enable you to develop your skills and knowledge, whether you wish to study to enhance your career prospects or prepare for doctoral research.

You can choose from a wide selection of modules, tailoring the course to meet your needs or specialising in one individual topic. You can also use your PGCert as a stepping stone towards one of our three Masters degrees: in Archaeology and Heritage, Historical Archaeology, or The Classical Mediterranean.

Studying by Distance Learning allows you to fit your study around your existing work and family commitments. You will be provided with support from our expert archaeology staff and allocated a tutor whom you can contact directly for advice and guidance.

Information for international students

Attendance at the University of Leicester is not required.

Qualification and course duration


distance learning
9 months

Course contact details

Distance Learning Hub
+44 (0)116 252 2903