12 months
20000 GBP/year
9500 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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The collaborative Roman Archaeology programme from The University of Exeter, led by our departments of Archaeology and Classics and Ancient History, gives you advanced grounding in the main themes and methods in Roman Archaeology

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  • Balancing core elements that bring together theoretical sophistication with the latest digital methodologies
  • Tailor your learning through modules which suit your requirements and aspirations
  • Our location is surrounded by sites of archaeological interest and you may have opportunities for international fieldwork


The Roman Archaeology programme from The University of Exeter develops your specific competences and research skills required in Roman Archaeology at an advanced level through extensive engagement with primary evidence. You will also acquire advanced competence in core academic, personal and key skills, to provide a solid basis for career progression in the academic world of doctoral research or for a specialist career.

Of course doctoral study is not the only option available to you, you will graduate with a full range of skills that will make you competitive in the job market. You will be encouraged to become a productive, useful and questioning member of society.

You will be well placed to go onto work in either Archaeology or the wider Heritage Sector.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Classics and Ancient History
  • Dissertation in Roman Archaeology
  • Roman Archaeology in the Digital World
  • Research Design in Archaeology
  • Themes in Archaeological Theory and Practice
  • Rome: Globalisation, Materiality

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Whilst we don’t have a formal deadline for application, we encourage you to apply as soon as possible. We close to applications wishing to join us for study in 2022/2023 on Friday 16 September. We advise international applicants to submit a complete application by mid-July.


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 2:1 Honours degree in Archaeology or a related subject.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    20000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20000 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    9500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9500 GBP per year during 12 months.

UK fees per year:

  • £9,500 full-time; £4,750 part-time
International fees per year:
  • £20,000 full-time; £10,000 part-time

Living costs for Exeter

649 - 1087 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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