About us

We have a dedicated staff with a diverse range of expertise in teaching, research and enterprise activities.

International students are warmly welcomed into a vibrant, global facing department committed to cultural diversity

Research at Butser


We have a world class reputation in agenda setting research which feeds into our teaching at every level.



We consistently score 100% for student satisfaction in the National Student Survey. 

Find out about our degree courses and our highly successful Field School described as a ‘gold-standard’ by external reviewers.

Information for new students (PDF 44KB)

Postgraduate taught

Postgraduate Taught

We offer an exciting range of well-established programmes that reflect our research and teaching excellence and dedication to the study of the material world. 

Find out about our Postgraduate Taught Courses

Postgraduate research

Postgraduate Research

Work with world-leading archaeologists to pursue your own research career in social or scientific archaeology.

Read about Research degrees in Archaeology.

Read about our latest PhD Studentship available:

PhD Studentship Ringing the Changes (PDF 180KB)


Working with Industry

All students are provided with the opportunity to gain real-life work experience through our placement schemes at both undergraduate and postgraduate level, including internships with our commercial arm: Quaternary Scientific (QUEST) - scientific services

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PhD Funding available

New opportunities for funded PhD research in Archaeology available for entry October 2017


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