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Our Parkgate Road Campus is home to the Department of History and Archaeology. Just a short walk from the city centre, students here benefit from modern teaching facilities alongside social hubs and accommodation at the heart of the University. We also regularly take advantage of our local area for field trips and fieldwork.


Our office hub contains the Department’s research library, which is in addition to the main library holdings. Specialist facilities include an archaeological laboratory, workroom and equipment. We also have very good links with heritage, museum and archive agencies in the local area, from which students are able to benefit during the course of their studies.

Course Title Campus Study Option Start Date
Archaeology BA (Hons)
Archaeology (Combined) BA (Hons)
History (Combined) BA (Hons)
History (Chester) BA (Hons)
Archaeology and History
Archaeology and Theology and Religious Studies
Creative Writing and History
English Language and History
English Literature and History
Forensic Biology and Archaeology
Law and History
Politics and History


See what students, graduates and staff from our History and Archaeology programmes have been doing. You can tag your photos with #MyChesterStory for the chance to be featured here, or upload them below. (Terms and Conditions apply)