studying archaeology at gce 'a' level

It will soon be possible for you to study Archaeology online through this website. Using "Moodle" a Virtual Learning Environment, you will be able to access online lessons, submit essays, enter quizzes and get feedback on your work. The course prepares you for the UK's GCE 'A' Level qualification.


Whether you're looking for a job in archaeology, or just want to enrich your life by getting to know a little more about this fascinating subject, this is the website for you.

This site is still being developed - but here are a few links to websites that will help you

Council for British Archaeology

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World Archaeology News

Find out about the latest archaeological news from around the world as reported every Tuesday on BBC Radio Five Live by Win Scutt more

Archaeology Degree Clearing     It is not too late to apply for the University of Plymouth's new Foundation Degree in Archaeological Practice. You don't have to go through UCAS Clearing - you can apply direct and get a quick response. more
Want to Study Archaeology at degree level?

A new Foundation Degree in Archaeological Practice has been established at City College Plymouth in partnership with the University of Plymouth, UK. Applications are now being invited for this two year full-time course based in Plymouth. Apply through UCAS, or direct to City College Plymouth. More details can be found on this website. Follow the Learning link to FD Archaeological Practice. more

Want to Study Archaeology Online?
You can study Archaeology GCSE 'A' Level from home using online materials and expert tutorial support. There is also advice on Archaeology degree courses in the UK. Find out more by following the Learning link. more
British Archaeological Awards 2006

Announced at the British Archaeological Awards ceremony in Birmingham on 6th November: Win Scutt's weekly BBC Radio Five Live archaeology slot has won the Wedgwood Press Award. more


The great debate on the origins of Britain's early languages has started. Find out the latest news and how you can learn more by following this link.

If you're curious about archaeology, but a total beginner, this site will show you how to find out. Here you'll find advice on good books, weblinks and courses. You can even study 'A' Level Archaeology online.

What's been happening in the world of archaeology? Win Scutt's weekly look at world archaeology over the last seven days. Follow this link to read the stories or listen again to his broadcast.

Website by Win Scutt

Win Scutt is an archaeologist, lecturer and broadcaster based in Devon, UK


This book by Colin Renfrew and Paul Bahn is the best textbook around. It is suitable for GCE 'A' level and degree level archaeology.