MA Egyptology / Overview

Year of entry: 2019

Degree awarded
Master of Arts
24 months (part-time)
Entry requirements

We require a minimum of an Upper Second honours degree, or its overseas equivalent, in a relevant subject (such as Egyptology or Archaeology).

Alternatively, we accept either a minimum of an Upper Second honours degree, or its overseas equivalent, in a non-relevant subject plus successful completion of a Certificate in Egyptology (120 credits at Level 1), or successful completion of a Certificate in Egyptology plus a Diploma in Egyptology (120 credits at Level 2).

Full entry requirements

How to apply

Please use the  Online Application Form  to apply. Once you register, you can search for the course to which you wish to apply and upload the required supporting documents towards the end of this process. 

For references, please email the following link to your referees: References for master's applications  They will submit your references directly to us and we will add them to your application.

Course options

Full-time Part-time Full-time distance learning Part-time distance learning

Course overview

  • Advance your understanding of ancient Egyptian society and culture.
  • Study when it suits you through our online part-time course, the first of its kind in the world.
  • Tailor the course to your own interests via a choice of optional units.
  • Prepare for a career in the heritage sector or for postgraduate research.


For entry in the academic year beginning September 2019, the tuition fees are £4,750 per annum for UK/EU and international students.

Policy on additional costs

All students should normally be able to complete their programme of study without incurring additional study costs over and above the tuition fee for that programme. Any unavoidable additional compulsory costs totalling more than 1% of the annual home undergraduate fee per annum, regardless of whether the programme in question is undergraduate or postgraduate taught, will be made clear to you at the point of application. Further information can be found in the University's Policy on additional costs incurred by students on undergraduate and postgraduate taught programmes (PDF document, 91KB).

Contact details

School of Arts, Languages and Cultures
Contact name
PG Taught Admissions
+44 (0)161 275 0322

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