A flexible course which encompasses human evolution, languages and ancient history, and allows for specialisation from the first year.
Here are some general resources related to Archaeology.
Overview 🔗 This is the Archaeology section of the University undergraduate prospectus. The most important information about the course is here, including entry requirements, course structure, and prerequisites.
Faculty website 🔗 This is the official Faculty webpage for prospective undergraduates, which links to various resources. The most important of them is the Faculty of Archaeology undergrad prospectus 🔗 🌟, which gives a general overview of what studying Archaeology at Cambridge is like.
Unofficial Prospectus 🔗 This is an unofficial prospectus put together by the Cambridge University Student Union; it’s written based on students’ perspectives and gives a better sense of what the day-to-day experience as an Archaeology student is like, compared to official materials.
Cambridge Archaeology YouTube channel 🔗 🌟 Find out what it's like to study Archaeology at Cambridge, as well as more about research currently being conducted by the department.
Accessing Archaeology 🔗 A list of resources and places to go if you're looking for first-hand experience of excavation work and survey methods.
CambTweet Archaeology 🔗 Follow the daily life of an Archaeology student through this Twitter account!
Reading Lists 🔗 These are the reading lists for the papers that first-years take. Don’t be intimidated by how long they are; they’re intended to be worked through over the course of a full academic year, and honestly no one reads everything anyway.
FAQ 🔗 🌟 Some useful answers to common questions about the application process.
InsideUni Archaeology interview experiences 🔗 🌟 Current students talk about their interview experience, as well as sharing some tips. We’re biased, but we think they’re useful!