University Courses in Nautical Archaeology

Want to learn more about which Universities offer nautical archaeology modules and courses? Look no further! Read more

What's Going On

Keeping you updated with nautical events, conferences, field schools, courses and exhibitions from around the world, so you never need miss out! Read more

Jobs, Internships and Funding

If you're looking for jobs, internships and funding opportunities in the field of nautical archaeology, you're in the right place. Read more

NAS UK Qualifications

Members can obtain recognised NAS qualifications reflecting archaeological knowledge and skills. The NAS Foundation in Maritime Archaeology - the basis for future learning is achieved by completing two E-learning courses - Introduction to Maritime Archaeology and Underwater/Intertidal Archaeology, plus skills days - Recorder and Surveyor, Underwater or Foreshore. Two further qualifications that members can progress through cover a wide range of interests. Find out more here... Read more


You can begin your archaeological training from the comfort of your own home with our eLearning Programme. There are three courses available and each is made up of a series of lessons which include images, videos and examples to demonstrate the information. Find out more here... Read more

Dive Trails

The UK heritage agencies have supported the development of diver trails around the country to facilitate access to the country’s protected wrecks. The NAS has help establish four of the trails as well as three virtual dives that help non-divers experience the pleasure of exploring a historic wreck. Discover more about dive trails here... Read more

International Journal of Nautical Archaeology

The International Journal of Nautical Archaeology is a forum for the exchange of ideas and research relevant to all aspects of nautical and maritime archaeology. Discover more about our journal here... Read more

Join Us

Indulge your passion for nautical archaeology, and help us explore, preserve and record the world’s intertidal and underwater heritage for future generations. Discover more about us here... Read more

Recording forms

The NAS has developed a series of recording forms that may help with projects that you are undertaking. These forms can be printed on waterproof paper and mounted on survey boards for use underwater. Read more