University of Liverpool

University of Liverpool


Special research interests in: Palaeolithic archaeology, European prehistory, ancient Egyptian language, literature, society and culture, Near Eastern and biblical archaeology, Semitic languages (classical Hebrew, Akkadian and Aramaic), Minoan-Mycenaean and classical Greek archaeology, medieval and post-medieval British archaeology; science-based archaeology (especially artefact and materials analysis and dating techniques: archaeomagnetism, uranium series and radiocarbon dating), landscape archaeology, palaeoanthropology, archaeological conservation.

Entry requirements

The normal requirement for entry on to a taught programme is a good 2.1 or equivalent undergraduate degree in a relevant field of study. All applicants must have reached a minimum required standard of English language, and are required to provide evidence of this. Qualifications accepted include GCSE English; GCE O level English. IELTS 6.5 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each component). TOEFL iBT 88 or above with minimum scores in components as follows: listening and writing 21, reading 22, speaking 23.

Sponsorship information

AHRB or Scottish awards for home students, and national ORS scholarship scheme for overseas students (meets difference between home and overseas fees): both schemes are highly competitive; also, some scholarships awarded internally on competitive basis, and some limited opportunities as postgraduate teaching assistant or demonstrator (not, normally, in year 1).


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MPhil Full-time £ 3,996 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MPhil Full-time £ 13,196 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
PhD Full-time £ 3,732 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
PhD Full-time £ 11,374 per Academic year (overseas fees) 2 years
MPhil Part-time £ 1,120 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
PhD Part-time - 4 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
City Centre Campus Liverpool L3 5PS North West

Key information

PG Recruitment
Telephone number: 
0151 794 5927