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Ancient Worlds (Archaeology and Classics) (Online Learning)

M.Sc.
24 months
Duration
14600 GBP/year
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About

The MSc in Ancient Worlds (Archaeology and Classics) (Online Learning) from The University of Edinburgh provides you the opportunity to explore the human past, from early prehistory to late antiquity through a diverse range of courses and independent research. 

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Overview

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.

Career opportunities

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.

Programme Structure

Compulsory course

  • Research Skills for Archaeology and Classics

Option courses

  • Athenian democracy and modern preoccupations
  • Ancient Egyptian Religion and the Afterlife
  • Running the Roman Empire

We are developing courses exploring many aspects of the Ancient World. The courses we are hoping to run include:

  • Late Hunter-Gatherers in Europe
  • Ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphs

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

If you are applying for funding we strongly recommend you apply as early as possible.

Language

English

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Upper Second Class

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.
100
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
7

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A UK 2:1 honours degree, 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.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14600 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14600 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    14600 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14600 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • Fees are for the 2 year part-time programme.

Funding

  • School of History, Classics & Archaeology Masters Scholarships
  • Online Learning Scholarships

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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Ancient Worlds (Archaeology and Classics) (Online Learning)
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