Archaeology and History BA (Hons)

University of Manchester

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Course info

UCAS CODE VV30
Study past cultures, not just through the texts that framed their lives, but the landscapes, architecture and objects they made or inhabited. Your studies will allow you to combine the best of both worlds, with training in critical historical source analysis and practical archaeological methods.Youll select course units in Ancient, Medieval or Modern History as well as Economic and Social History, or even specialise in the History of Science, Technology and Medicine. Other course units offer ... READ MORE

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Uni rankings

Archaeology
WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2020 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
57th / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
17th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
18th

Start date and duration

Start date
19-SEP-22
Full Time
3 Years

Archaeology

Drop-out rate
Drop-out rate
The percentage of students who didn't finish the course.
Calculated by 100% - (% of students continuing course + % of students completed course)
100 - 95 = 5% Drop-out rate
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Employment rate
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Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Archaeology graduate salary at this uni
£17,000
UK Archaeology graduate salary
£18,000

History

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

History graduate salary at this uni
£19,000
UK History graduate salary
£20,000

Modules
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Source: IDP Connect, June 2021

Entry requirements
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Previous study
Previous study
The most common A-levels taken by students who end up studying this subject at uni.
Source: HESA, 2018

History

Top 5 A-levels taken by students who study this subject at uni
History
56%
Psychology
36%
English Literature
33%
Mathematics
16%
Government & Politics
15%

Archaeology

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Where you'll study

University of Manchester

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M13 9PL United Kingdom Nearest train station: Manchester Piccadilly  0.3 miles away

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