Archaeology Courses Online

Learn about archaeology – from the ground up!

Choose a course

Want to enroll? We run our online archaeology courses for free a few times each year. You can sign up to our email list to get an alert the next time you can join one for free, or you can become a Digital Subscriber to access to all of our online archaeology courses immediately.

Virtual DigCamp - for families!

Starts 20 July 2020 / Archaeology isn't just for adults! This course is for kids and teens who want to be the archaeologists of the future.

Virtual Fieldschool

Currently only open to Subscribers / Always wanted to go on a dig? This step-by-step 'How To Do Archaeology' course will guide you through what archaeologists do – and how you can get involved!

How To Do Photogrammetry

Currently only open to Subscribers / Want to create your own 3D models? Photogrammetry is fast becoming an essential skill for any archaeologist or heritage-lover who wants to record or share their discoveries online.

... And more!

There are plenty more archaeological skills to learn, in the field and online. Want to become an excavation expert? A finds afficionado? Or geofizz whizz? We're here for you! We are currently working on plenty of new courses to ensure that your learning never stops.

Already enrolled?

If you're a Subscriber, or are enrolled on a course that has already started, you can login here

Meet some of our graduates


How does it work?

Enroll for a course and once it begins, we’ll send you weekly reminders to start your new chapter.

You can stick to the weekly schedule, or take things at your own pace – you retain access to the course materials for life, and you can login to revisit or revise the content as many times as you like.

Do I get any support?

Yes, you’ll have a course mentor who you can email at any time during the course. We also invite all our students to join our Facebook Study Group, where you can ask our team a question, chat with your fellow students, or get help from previous graduates.

Who are the courses suitable for?

Our courses are suitable for anyone who wants to learn about archaeology.

Whether you’re getting ready for your first dig, want to pick up some new skills, or are just a little bit curious – our courses are for you.

People who have taken our courses include everyone from the archaeologically curious, to university students and professionals who want to learn new skills.

Do I get a certificate?

Uhhhh… YES!

Is it a recognised course?

Our courses have all been reviewed and endorsed by the Chartered Institute for Archaeologists… and by our community!

Sign up to DigMail

No nonsense. Just dig alerts and the insider's view on the week's biggest archaeological discoveries.

Easy opt-out at any time - Privacy Policy

Archaeology / In Your Hands

Courses for anyone who wants to learn more about archaeology, and have fun while they're doing it!

Archaeology Courses

Our fab archaeology merch: dig team tee-shirts, Tatty Devine jewellery range, tote bags, and more!

Archaeology Shop