Most professional archaeologists have a degree, and many also have a postgraduate qualification.
You can do degree courses in archaeology, as well as those specialising in different aspects of the work, like:
- environmental archaeology
- human evolution
- forensic investigation
- archaeological science
You can search for courses on British Archaeological Jobs and Resources.
You'll usually need:
- 2 to 3 A levels, or equivalent, for a degree
- a degree in a relevant subject for postgraduate study