Leicester is home to a team of world-class scholars engaged in cutting-edge research and teaching of our twin disciplines, Ancient History and Archaeology. We have a long history of making high-impact, world-leading discoveries. Whatever drives your passion for the past, we have a degree for you.

Undergraduate courses in Archaeology and Ancient History

Complete University Guide

2nd in the UK for graduate prospects (Complete University Guide 2021)

Complete University Guide

8th in the UK for Archaeology (Complete University Guide 2021)

The Guardian University Guide 2021

Top 10 in the UK for Forensic Science and Archaeology (The Guardian 2021)

Archaeology and Ancient History: On Demand

Access Leicester from anywhere, any time. On Demand lets you look around campus, explore our facilities and listen to our experts.

Campus tour

Our compact, Covid-safe campus is small enough to get everywhere easily but big enough that it never feels crowded. We’ll show you the David Wilson Library, the Danielle Brown Sports Centre and our newly opened, completely refurbished Students’ Union, as well as teaching facilities. 

We would love to show you around - book your place on one of our campus tours today.

Explore our campus

Meet the tutors

We're a friendly team with a diverse range of archaeological interests and experience. We can't wait to get to know you.