Culture, heritage and languages

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Archaeology and History

Our archaeological services include assessments, surveys and excavations. The team was involved in the high-profile discovery of King Richard III. Our Historians work with everyone from local community groups to UNESCO world heritage sites.

Museum Studies

Our School of Museum Studies, the only department in the country solely devoted to the study of museums and galleries, provides innovative heritage consultancy for museums and galleries, developers, local authorities and heritage charities.

Find out more about our heritage consultancy.

Languages and translation

Our language training courses cover a range of global languages. Your business could benefit from our existing programme of courses or we can create bespoke programmes to meet your specific needs. We also provide bespoke translation and interpretation services. Contact Clare Hudson for details.

Education

Our School of Education is a leading centre for educational research and research-informed teaching. Its work is focused on the following research themes:

  • Mathematics and science education
  • Leadership learning and change
  • Professional learning and teacher identity
  • Innovative pedagogies and reform
  • Education for social justice
  • Engagement and vulnerability in education
  • Language teaching, learning, and use

Our academics engage in consultancy around these topics to educational institutions and charities. We also offer CPD in these areas for teachers.