The MSc in Ancient Worlds (Archaeology and Classics) (Online Learning) from The University of Edinburgh has been developed specifically for students who wish to further their study in Archaeology, Classics or a combination of both. It brings researchers together to exchange ideas and to offer a range of thematic, as well as regionally specific courses.
Our highly experienced staff, with a wide range of specialisms and expertise, will help you choose a relevant subject for your dissertation, and enhance your skills in independent research and critical analysis.
The programme is structured to enable you to fit your studies around other commitments, develop your own specialised interests, whilst having the flexibility to study in a way that works for you.
Our students view a graduate degree from Edinburgh as an advanced qualification valued and respected by many employers, others are interested in pursuing long-term academic careers and therefore consider the MSc as preparation for postgraduate study at PhD level.
You will have the opportunity to gain a range of practical skills and academic experience, in a variety of contexts.
Examples of career paths could include:
- academic research
- various roles in the heritage, travel or tourism sectors
You may develop your own career pathway in unusual ways or branch into related or different fields, while maintaining a lifelong interest in archaeology and the ancient world.
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- Prehistoric Egypt
- Law in the Roman Provinces
- The Athenian Akropolis
- Early Prehistoric Britain
- Island Worlds and Mediterranean prehistory: identity, insularity and connectivity
- Ptolemaic Egypt
- Early Roman Egypt
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- 24 months
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DisciplinesArchaeology History Ancient History View 140 other Masters in Archaeology in United Kingdom
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- A UK 2:1 honours degree, a minimum US 3.25 GPA or other international equivalent, in a subject related to this programme.
- It is not necessary that your first degree is in Archaeology or Classics or a related area, however, previous study in these subjects at honours or 'upper undergraduate' level is strongly advised. You may need to enrol on a feeder course if you do not have experience.
- Relevant experience, or professional or other qualifications will also be considered.
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International7700 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 7700 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.
National7700 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 7700 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.
- PT intermittent fees: 20 credits £1,715; 60 credits £5,135
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.