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Learning Site

The Department of History and Archaeology is based at Exton Park, Chester. Our office contains a research library, and we have specialist facilities such as archaeological equipment, a state-of-the-art archaeology laboratory and a workroom. At Shrewsbury, students enjoy modern teaching facilities alongside social hubs. We have good links with heritage, museum and archive agencies.

Research Active Staff

Our archaeologists investigate British and European prehistoric and historic periods while the historians’ research interests range across the medieval, early modern and modern periods, and over local, British, European and American history. In the latest Research Excellence Framework (2021) over 80% (Archaeology) and 87.5% (History) of our research was considered to be of international significance.