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Humanities - Classical Archaeology and Ancient History

Uppsala University

M.A. On Campus
24 months
Duration
9962 EUR/year
Free
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About

The Master Programme in the Humanities - Classical Archaeology and Ancient History offered at Uppsala University, gives you a broad education in the history, archaeology, art, religion and philosophy of the Ancient World. You will learn to analyse historical processes and phenomena through fascinating source material. 

Overview

The Master Programme in the Humanities - Classical Archaeology and Ancient History offered at Uppsala University is one of the international Master's programmes offered by the Faculty of Arts. The full programme runs over two years and is worth 120 credits, but you can also choose to complete the programme in one academic year, leading to a Master of Arts, 60 credits.

The programme contains both compulsory and elective courses. The Department of Archaeology and Ancient History normally offers four or five courses in Archaeology, Classical Archaeology and Egyptology every semester. You can also choose courses from other subjects if you want to broaden your education further.

Career

With a Master of Arts degree, specialising in Classical Archaeology and Ancient History, you are eligible for further PhD studies in this field. Previous students have found work as archaeologists, museum curators and educators, investigators for the public sector, aid workers, tour leaders and guides, cultural writers, and researchers and lecturers at universities.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Cosmopolitan Pasts
  • Writing course
  • Advanced Field Course in Archaeology
  • Internship
  • Degree project

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
90
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A Bachelor's degree, equivalent to a Swedish Kandidatexamen, from an internationally recognised university. The main field of study must be within the humanities or social sciences. Also required is 60 credits in classical archaeology and ancient history.
  • All applicants need to verify English language proficiency that corresponds to English studies at upper secondary (high school) level in Sweden ("English 6").
  • Students are selected based on: a total appraisal of quantity and quality of previous university studies; the quality of the Bachelor's thesis/degree project; and a statement of purpose outlining their archaeological proficiency (1–2 pages).

Tuition Fee

  • International

    9962 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19924 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.

NON-EU/EEA

  • Application Fee: SEK 900
  • Tuition fee, first semester: SEK 50000
  • Tuition fee, total: SEK 200000

Funding

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