Postgraduate Research Opportunities

Study with us and benefit from research-led teaching across a wide range of civilisations and languages spanning five million years. Our students benefit from state-of-the-art research facilities, laboratories and collections, and a vibrant research culture providing unique opportunities for expanding their professional skills, knowledge and networks by actively participating in our research groups, and in field projects in the UK and abroad. We are also home to one of the largest teaching and research museums in the UK. In the Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014 our department was ranked 5th in the UK.