Undergraduate courses


Liberal Arts

The department also contributes to the following multidisciplinary courses:

At Bristol, our courses introduce you to the history, theories and practice of anthropology and archaeology, delivered by a friendly academic community at the forefront of their fields of research.

Our courses will equip you with the ability to handle complex data sets and concepts, and to interpret material and literary evidence confidently. There is plenty of opportunity to put theoretical knowledge and skills into practice via field work and practical projects, with each degree providing a different focus on our discipline.

What can I do with an anthropology or archaeology and anthropology degree?

From politics to research to broadcasting, degrees in anthropology or archaeology and anthropology give you clear and direct preparation for a number of professional careers. Find out more about careers for archaeology and anthropology graduates.

Our student experiences: field trips

Watch our first-year students study contemporary ritual practice in Glastonbury's ancient landscape, in this student-made video:

Why study Archaeology and Anthropology at Bristol?

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