Archaeology at the University of Glasgow is a vibrant community of students and staff working together and in partnership with a range of heritage organisations. We deliver undergraduate, taught postgraduate and research degrees and draw upon the outstanding collections of the University’s Hunterian Museum, the City of Glasgow and Scotland’s world-famous heritage sites and archaeologically rich landscapes.

Consistently highly ranked in UK league tables and with a reputation for teaching excellence, we are first in the UK with 100% student satisfaction (National Student Survey 2015), and 6th in the UK in the Complete University Guide 2017. The premier provider in Scotland, a key strength is our commitment to practical heritage experience and vocational training that enables our graduates to flourish in diverse future careers.

The research expertise of our staff lies in landscape archaeology and material culture studies with key strengths in Scottish, Mediterranean and Near Eastern Archaeology and period expertise spanning prehistory to the present.