University of Birmingham

University of Birmingham

Antiquity (Egyptology Pathway)

The Antiquity MA: Egyptology pathway provides training in archaeological and historical approaches to the study of Ancient Egyptian civilisation across its long history, as well as in Egyptian language. Working with leading experts in the field, students study the history, culture, religion and evolving thought-systems of Ancient Egypt, with a strong focus on the interpretation of primary evidence, both textual and archaeological. This is 1 of several pathways available on the Antiquity MA.

Entry requirements

Applicants whose 1st language is not English should have one of the following: TOEFL, 8 overall with no less than 21 in Reading, 20 in Listening, 22 in Speaking and 21 in Writing. IELTS 6.5 with no less than 6.0 in any band. Pearson
Test of English (PTE) Academic 59 in all 4 skills. Cambridge English: Advanced Minimum overall score of 176, with no less than 169 in any component.

Course modules

Core modules: students choose 2 core language modules. Normally this is 2 modules of Egyptian, but students may take 1 module of Egyptian and 1 from the following languages: Greek (beginners' or advanced); Latin (beginners' or advanced); Sumerian; Akkadian.
Students also study a 3rd core module in research and scholarship.
Optional modules (choose 3): Egyptology options available include: Ancient Egyptian religion; Egyptian culture in context.
Other options offered include: Herodotus and other worlds; funerary archaeology.

Assessment methods

Students complete a 15,000-word dissertation on a subject of their choice, with 1-to-1 expert supervision.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time GBP 6,570 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MA Full-time GBP 6,570 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MA Full-time GBP 14,850 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MA Full-time GBP 6,570 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Full-time GBP 6,570 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MA Full-time GBP 6,570 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MA Part-time - 2 years

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