Taught course


University of Birmingham · Department of Classics, Ancient History and Archaeology

Entry requirements

A good 2.1 degree or equivalent in a relevant subject.

Months of entry


Course content

This programme offers an opportunity to deepen and develop expertise in Egyptology, whether as preparation for doctoral study or in order to undertake scholarly research as an enrichment of undergraduate study or for career development purposes. It comprises a major individual research project, supervised by a specialist in the field of study, and taught modules designed to equip you for research in this subject.

The programme is made up of 60 credits of taught modules and 120 credits achieved through a 20,000 word supervised research project on topic of your choice. We recommend that you discuss your proposed research project with a potential supervisor before applying.

Taught modules available include:

  • Ancient Egyptian Language
  • Theory and Practice of Archaeology
  • Ancient Egyptian Religion
  • Egyptian Culture in Context
  • Research Skills

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Fees and funding

For more information, please visit the University's Postgraduate Funding Database.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Postgraduate Enquiry Service
0121 414 5005