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Archaeology and Ancient Near Eastern Cultures

Tel-Aviv University

M.A.
12 months
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15000 USD/year
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About

The Archaeology and Ancient Near Eastern Cultures program from Tel-Aviv University offers a unique window into the archaeology and history of ancient Israel, Israel's neighboring countries and their perplexing and complex past.

Overview

Taught in one of Israel's foremost higher education institutions, our program is the only one of it's kind in Israel and in the world, allowing students from a variety of countries across the globe to study the archaeology and history of the Land of the bible IN the Land of the Bible.

The Archaeology and Ancient Near Eastern Cultures program from Tel-Aviv University offers the opportunity to gain fieldwork experience in the most exciting excavations conducted in Israel by TAU scholars, while providing the most up-to-date, modern and scientific tools to the area's archaeological and historical studies.

Program Highlights

  • Our geographic location. Our students get the unique opportunity of exploring the Land of the Bible, in the places where it actually took place – participating in some of the World's most popular excavations in Masada, Jerusalem's City of David, Megiddo and more.
  • Our Staff. Taught by world-renowned archaeological scholars, in one of Israel most prestigious educational institutions, the program provides academic knowledge, practical experience and ancient language skills.
  • ​Career opportunities Coming from a variety of backgrounds, our alumni often choose to stay in the field of Archaeology, and, upon completing their theses, find an occupation within the field of archaeology.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • An Introduction to Field Archaeology: Theory and Method
  • The archaeology and history of the land of Israel throughout the periods: Late Bronze Age and Early Iron Age 
  • The archaeology and history of the land of Israel throughout the periods: Iron Age 
  • The archaeology and history of the land of Israel throughout the periods: Late Persian and Hellenistic Periods
  • Objects in Context

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

36 alternative credits

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.
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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.
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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).
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • In order to be admitted we request our applicants to submit documents (listed below), to have a total average grade of 3.0, 80% or B in their BA degree from an accredited academic institution and submit English proficiency exam (if relevant). We accept students from all academic backgrounds.
  • Official BA transcript is mandatory + official transcripts for any transferred credits (if relevant). Please send the original document. Not a copy or a scan.
  • Additional diplomas and transcripts are optional. Please note: Transcripts must be submitted in their original language (for example German, Chinese etc.) and in English. Transcripts in English must be official from the university itself
  • Diploma (for applicants who finished their BA before 2016)
  • Two letters of recommendations

Tuition Fee

  • International

    15000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15000 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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