Archaeology field school

Discover, excavate and analyse a royal medieval anarchy site.

This programme is now closed for 2022 applications.

Programme dates Sunday 19 June to Saturday 2 July 2022
Programme fee £2,795
What's included

We offer a £300 discount for International Partner Universities and Study Abroad student mobility partners (email if you are unsure about your status).
Credits You will 10 academic credits when you complete the programme. This is roughly equivalent to 5 ECTS credits or 3 US semester credits.

Who it's for

The summer school is open to students with or without previous site-based experience. Our expert faculty staff will help you to develop your excavation, post-excavation analytical, anthropological, and archaeological skills.

What you will learn

Together we will uncover an exciting and important moment in British history. You will learn how to apply anthropological archaeology theory through practical experience. This summer school will teach you to critically assess an archaeological site within its historical and physical landscape and analyse your excavated finds in laboratory sessions.

Entry requirements

You must meet all of these requirements to be eligible for this summer school:

Final application deadline Applications are now closed.

Please contact for queries on last-minute applications.
Study level Currently studying at undergraduate level
Subject requirements We welcome applications from all majors, but the summer school is particularly suited to anthropology, archaeology, geography, art history, history, sociology, conservation and heritage, classics and museum studies majors.
Academic requirements GPA equivalent to 60–63% on the UK scale, C on the ECTS scale, or 3.0 on a 4.0 GPA scale
English language requirements

If English is not your first language, you need to meet our English language profile C.

You can view the tests and levels we accept by visting our Profile C language requirements page and selecting the 'English Language Proficiency Tests' tab. If you took the CET-4 or CET-6 tests, email to find out what scores we will accept. 

Age 18 or over

Contact us

You can email or phone us if you have any questions about the course or your eligibility.

Life in Bristol

We provide accommodation, meals, transfers and a programme of exciting social activities. Find out more about what your time in Bristol will be like.

The teachers are really helpful and always available to explain things that you maybe didn't understand. I improved my way of studying and learning things. And last but not least I made lots of new friends from every part of the world. It's been amazing, thank you!

Giulia, Italy
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