UCL (University College London)

UCL (University College London)

Archaeology of Egypt and the Near East

The programme is ideally suited to students seeking to combine advanced study of these regions with new technical and interpretative skills, and offers an ideal grounding for doctoral research.

Entry requirements

A minimum of an upper 2nd Class UK Bachelor's degree in archaeology or a related subject or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard.

Course modules

Core modules: archaeology of Egypt and the Near East: a comparative approach; themes, thought and theory in world archaeology: foundations; and 1 of the following: Near Eastern material cultures i: Neolithic and early Bronze; near Eastern material cultures ii: middle Bronze Age through the Iron Age; society and culture in Ancient Egypt; options: students normally choose a minimum of 2 from the following outstanding range of options: ancient Cyprus: colonisations, copper and city-states (by arrangement with King's College London); archaeologies of Asia; beyond chiefdoms: archaeologies of African political complexity; climate change and human responses in Holocene Africa; coptic language and culture; Egyptian archaeology: an object-based theoretic approach; evolution of Palaeolithic and Neolithic societies in the near east; late Egyptian language and texts; Mediterranean dynamics; Mediterranean prehistory; Middle Egyptian language; Near Eastern material cultures i: Neolithic and early Bronze Age; near Eastern material cultures ii: middle Bronze Age through the Iron Age; old and middle Egyptian texts; society and culture in ancient Egypt; the Aegean from first farmers to Minoan states; the late Bronze Age Aegean; the Mediterranean world in the Iron Age; subject to approval a third module can be taken from the overall options available at the Institute of Archaeology or more widely within UCL and the University of London.

Assessment methods

Teaching at the Institute of Archaeology is delivered through a combination of lectures and seminars to support student interaction, and examination is primarily through module-based essays and the individual dissertation. Depending on the options taken, teaching may also include object handling, museum work, and laboratory practicals.

Sponsorship information

Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) studentships available.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,020 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 18,670 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,020 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,020 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,020 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 9,285 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,510 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,510 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,510 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,510 per Year 1 (England) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Bloomsbury Campus Camden WC1E 6BT South East

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Programme Administrator
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020 7679 7495