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Open Days

Welcome to Archaeology

We would like to extend a warm welcome to all of our prospective students and look forward to welcoming you to the Archaeology department. On our visit days, we will be giving you a taste of what it would be like to study here and the opportunities that will be available to you. You will get to meet staff and students and ask any questions that you have about our department and programmes.

Department information

When you study at Durham Archaeology you join one of the best programs anywhere. Our world-leading staff conduct research across the whole range of the human past, and our vibrant student community joins them. We offer BA and BSc degrees that you tailor to your interests and career goals. Our graduates work across the Archaeology and Heritage sectors, and beyond.

Post-Offer Visit Days 2023

Visit Day Details

The department will host three in person visit days, on 15th February, and 21st and 22nd March 2023 from 10am to 1pm. Offer holders may be accompanied by up to two additional guests.

The days will take place in the Dawson Building, home of the Department of Archaeology.

In Person Visit Day Schedule - 15 February, 21st and 22nd March 2023

Time

Session

10.00-10.15

Welcome and Coffee (Common Room)

10.15-10.45

Presentation: What is it about Archaeology at Durham?

10.45-11.00

Presentation: Archaeology Placement Opportunities

11.00 - 12.00

Coffee, Department Tours, Live Link to Auckland Castle Excavations

12.00 – 13.00

Rotation around three Academic Taster Sessions

13.00

End of Open Day