The University of York
Archaeology BSc (Hons)
The University of York

Key Course Facts

Student Reviews

Below you can see course specific reviews for 15 graduates of Archaeology BSc (Hons) at The University of York for each of the survey questions in comparison to the average for all UK degree courses in Forensic and Archaeological Sciences.

Overall student satisfaction
73 /100
15 total respondents
The NSS is commissioned by the Office for Students

Salary

Salary of Graduates in CAH07

Important: Salary data below is not course specific, but contains data of all students of Forensic and Archaeological Sciences at the university. Due to data collection methodology, salary data is mainly based on data related to undergraduate students.

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £26000 £26500 £30500
25-75 percentile range £22000 - £31000 £22000 - £32500 £25500 - £39000


Salary of all UK Graduates of CAH07

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £22282 £22394 £25260
25-75 percentile range £19551 - £25388 £17766 - £26526 £20398 - £30716

Course Description

The BSc in Archaeology allows you to explore the past and its people from a primarily science-based perspective, although all of our degree courses involve learning skills and techniques in both the sciences and the humanities.

Jobs & Career Perspectives

15 months after graduation, graduates of this course were asked about what they do and, if they are working, about their current job and their perspectives.

Current jobs

Required skill level of job after 15 months

Jobs of graduates of this course (15 months after graduation)

Example below based on all graduates of Archaeology BSc (Hons) at The University of York

15% Elementary occupations
15% Information Technology Professionals
15% Sales occupations
10% Science, engineering and technology associate professionals
10% Administrative occupations
10% Managers, directors and senior officials
10% Elementary occupations
10% Web and Multimedia Design Professionals
10% Business and public service associate professionals

Grading & Study Time

Entry Requirements / Admissions

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for this course

Requirements for international students / English requirements

IELTS academic test score (similar tests may be accepted as well)

    • 6.0
    • Graduate Degrees
    • 6.0
    • Undergraduate Degrees
Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still study Archaeology, BSc (Hons), if you do not meet the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements.

Costs

Tuition Fees Archaeology BSc (Hons)

Ireland £9250 year 1
EU £23700 year 1
England UK £9250 year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 year 1
Scotland £9250 year 1
Wales £9250 year 1
Channel Islands £9250 year 1
International £23700 year 1

Additional fee information

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Average student cost of living in the UK

Rent £518
Water, gas electricity, internet (at home) £50
Supermarket shopping £81
Clothing £35
Eating out £33
Alcohol £27
Takeaways / food deliveries £30
Going out / entertainment (excl.alcohol, food) £24
Holidays and weekend trips £78
Transport within city £17
Self-care / sports £20
Stationary / books £13
Mobile phone / internet £13
Cable TV / streaming £7
Insurance £51
Other £95
  
Average student cost of living £1092

London costs approx 34% more than average, mainly due to rent being 67% higher than average of other cities. For students staying in student halls, costs of water, gas, electricity, wifi are generally included in the rental. Students in smaller cities where accommodation is in walking/biking distance transport costs tend to be significantly smaller.

How to apply

Application deadline:

January 1, 2025

This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.

Possible Entry Points:

  • year 1 (Default entry point)

University Rankings

Positions of The University of York in top UK and global rankings.

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About The University of York

The University of York, usually abbreviated to Ebor, is a collegiate research university based in the historic and picturesque city of York, England. It has two main campuses, East and West, which are just a few minute’s walking distance apart. It also has another site known as King’s Manor just North-West of the city centre.

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Student composition of The University of York

undergraduates:
14725
postgraduates:
5975
Total:
20700
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