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Post-offer Visit Days

Welcome to Archaeology

We would like to extend a warm welcome to all of our prospective students and look forward to welcoming you to the Archaeology department. On our visit days, we will be giving you a taste of what it would be like to study here and the opportunities that will be available to you. You will get to meet staff and students and ask any questions that you have about our department and programmes.

Department information

When you study at Durham Archaeology you join one of the best programs anywhere. Our world-leading staff conduct research across the whole range of the human past, and our vibrant student community joins them. We offer BA and BSc degrees that you tailor to your interests and career goals. Our graduates work across the Archaeology and Heritage sectors, and beyond.

Visit Day Details

The department will host three in-person visit days, on Wednesday 14th February, Wednesday 20th March and Saturday 27th April 2024 from 1.30pm to 4.30pm. Offer holders may be accompanied by up to two additional guests.

The days will take place in D210 in the Dawson Building, home of the Department of Archaeology.

In Person Visit Day Schedule Saturday 27th April 2024 




Welcome and Coffee (Common Room)


Presentation: Archaeology at Durham: An Introduction - Dr David Petts


Presentation: Student Experience and Archaeological Services Placement

14.45 - 15.15

Coffee: Department Tours


Rotation around Academic Taster Sessions


Final Questions