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Archaeology BA (Hons)

University of Chester

Student rating
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( 4.2) View reviews


Course info

UCAS CODE V400
Archaeology is the study of the human past, from the hunter-gatherers of Ice Age Europe to the inhabitants of modern cities. At Chester, our course provides you with an understanding of the nature of these past societies and the techniques that we use to study them. The course aims to provide you with a wide range of skills, such as field survey and excavation, critical reading and writing, and scientific analysis; and you may have the opportunity to specialise in particular periods or themes. ... 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
CUG ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2022
72nd
CUG subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2022
30th

Start date and duration

Start date
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
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 2021

Entry requirements
Entry requirements
The minimum grades (and in some cases the subjects) you'll need to get on to this course.

Choose Exam type Grades / Points required
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

For students from

Students from Domestic
Domestic Fees
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Students from Other UK
Other UK Fees
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£9,250 per year
This information comes from UCAS, or in some cases the institution directly.
Please note: fees do vary so please make sure you contact the institution for up to date information.
Students from England Students from England
England Fees
This is the fee you pay if you live within England. Please note,this fee has been confirmed.
£9,250 per year
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Please note: fees do vary so please make sure you contact the institution for up to date information.
Students from Scotland Students from Scotland
Scotland Fees
This is the fee you pay if you live within Scotland. Please note,this fee has been confirmed.
£9,250 per year
This information comes from UCAS, or in some cases the institution directly.
Please note: fees do vary so please make sure you contact the institution for up to date information.
Students from Wales Students from Wales
Wales Fees
This is the fee you pay if you live within Wales. Please note,this fee has been confirmed.
£9,250 per year
This information comes from UCAS, or in some cases the institution directly.
Please note: fees do vary so please make sure you contact the institution for up to date information.
Students from Northern Ireland Students from Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland Fees
This is the fee you pay if you live within Northern Ireland. Please note,this fee has been confirmed.
£9,250 per year
This information comes from UCAS, or in some cases the institution directly.
Please note: fees do vary so please make sure you contact the institution for up to date information.
Students from Channel Islands
Channel Islands Fees
This is the fee you pay if you live within Channel Islands. Please note,this fee has been confirmed.
£9,250 per year
This information comes from UCAS, or in some cases the institution directly.
Please note: fees do vary so please make sure you contact the institution for up to date information.
Students from EU EU Students
EU Fees
This is the fee you pay if you live within the European Union. Please note,this fee has been confirmed.
12,750 per year
This information comes from UCAS, or in some cases the institution directly.
Please note: fees do vary so please make sure you contact the institution for up to date information.

More info: The tuition fees for international students studying undergraduate programmes in the 2021/22 academic year are £12,750. This fee is set for each year of study. There may be slight increase in the year 2022/23 entry..

International Students
International Fees
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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 ( 4.3) 20 reviews

5 star 50%
4 star 40%
3 star 5%
2 star 0%
1 star 5%

How all students rated:

Student rating ( 4.2) 2,495 reviews

5 star 45%
4 star 40%
3 star 12%
2 star 2%
1 star 1%
University of Chester
CUG ranking
72nd
Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
( 4.2)
With more than 180 years of educational heritage, the University of Chester offers a wide range of highly regarded single and combined-honours undergraduate degree courses, distributed across a selection of specialist sites. The university wants to deliver a purposeful student experience, while encouraging students to foster the skills and knowledge to develop as individuals, and the expertise and connections needed to play a valuable role in an ever-changing society. At each university location, students learn to take responsibility for their future by taking advantage of opportunities both inside and beyond their academic environments. The University of Chester provides a welcoming and inclusive learning environment, and takes pride in celebrating the diversity of life experiences each of its enrolled students brings to the university’s learning community.

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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