Archaeology Online Courses

Learn about archaeology – from the ground up!

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How To Do Archaeology

Have you always wanted to know how to do archaeology? This step-by-step course will guide you through what archaeologists do – and how you can get involved!

How To Do Photogrammetry

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.

How To Be A JUNIOR Archaeologist

Archaeology isn't just for adults! This course is for the kids and teenagers who want to be the archaeologists of the future.

... 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.

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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!

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