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Archaeology BA (Hons)

University of Chester

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Course info

UCAS CODE V400
Study the human past in all its diversity whilst learning the skills that will ensure success in your future career.Course overviewArchaeology is the study of the human past, from the hunter-gatherers of Ice Age Europe to the inhabitants of modern cities. Our course provides an understanding of these past societies and aims to provide you with a range specific and transferrable skills, including field survey and excavation, critical thinking, scientific and data analysis and interpretation, ... READ MORE

Key stats

Uni rankings

WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2020 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
20th / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
94th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
31st

Start date and duration

Start date
SEP-21
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
Employment rate
The percentage of students in full-time work 6 months after finishing their course.
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

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

Modules
These are the sub-topics that you will study as part of this course
Source: IDP Connect, September 2020

Entry requirements
Entry requirements
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A level
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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

Archaeology

Top 5 A-levels taken by students who study this subject at uni
History
66%
English Literature
27%
Classical Studies
23%
Geography
18%
Biology
18%

Tuition fees

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Students from Domestic
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Students from Other UK
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£9,250 per year
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Students from England Students from England
England Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Scotland Students from Scotland
Scotland Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Wales Students from Wales
Wales Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Northern Ireland Students from Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Channel Islands
Channel Islands Fees
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£9,250 per year
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International Students
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Latest Archaeology reviews

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Terri
17 Feb 20

Archaeology BA (Hons)

It has honestly helped me come out of my shell. I have always struggled to make friends but everybody at uni has been...
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Julie
17 Feb 20

Archaeology BA (Hons)

It’s a great time. my course is interesting, there’s plenty to do. I think i’m keeping their starbucks in business with...

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How Archaeology students rated:

Student rating ( 4.4) 25 reviews

5 star 56%
4 star 36%
3 star 4%
2 star 0%
1 star 4%

How all students rated:

Student rating ( 4.2) 2,579 reviews

5 star 44%
4 star 42%
3 star 11%
2 star 2%
1 star 1%
University of Chester
CompUniGuide ranking
94th
Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
( 4.2)
Originally based on one campus in Chester, the University of Chester offers a broad range of high quality single and combined honours undergraduate degrees across a number of specialist sites. Across each site, they seek to provide an immersive subject experience, where you can benefit from dedicated professionals, like-minded students, and industry-standard equipment, all on one site. The University scored 86% overall satisfaction on the 2019 National Student Survey, which was above the sector-wide average. The University of Chester describes itself as an open, inclusive and supportive University, committed to creating an inspiring learning experience, and supporting students to reach their full potential.

Where you'll study

University of Chester

Parkgate Road Chester
Cheshire
CH1 4BJ United Kingdom Nearest train station: Bache  0.5 miles away

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