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We offer a full range of undergraduate, postgraduate taught and postgraduate research courses, across our main disciplines of Ancient History, Archaeology, History, Conservation and Religious Studies.

Our students shape their own studies to a considerable degree, thanks to a wide choice of modules on offer and to flexibility, both within and between disciplines, have the opportunity to work with and learn from highly reputable scholars.

We are committed to ensuring that you gain both the practical and theoretical skills to succeed in your chosen career. Our bespoke careers service is on hand throughout your degree programme to offer expert advice and support.


The School of History, Archaeology and Religion at Cardiff University is devoted to the study of the past and beliefs, from prehistoric times to contemporary societies. We are focused on our key disciplines: Ancient History, Archaeology, Conservation, History and Welsh History and Religious and Theological Studies.

Postgraduate taught

Follow your passion for your subject in a highly respected School with excellent resources and a wealth of esteemed academic experts leading their fields.

Postgraduate research

We offer PhD/MPhil opportunities in History, Ancient History, Archaeology, Conservation and Religious Studies and Theology.

Careers and employability

Our graduates embark on careers in an impressive range of sectors.

Welsh language opportunities

The Welsh language is an integral part of our school. Many of our students and staff speak Welsh, and a number of our academics publish their research in Welsh.

Cyril Fox Memorial Fund - Archaeology grants

The Cyril Fox Memorial Fund supports travel grants for Archaeology students.