Egyptology (BA (Hons))

Swansea University the United Kingdom

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The award
BA (Hons)

How long you will study
3 years

Domestic course fees
GBP 9000 per year

How you will study

Course starts

International course fees
GBP 16400 per year

All study options

About Egyptology at Swansea University

Course Overview

The BA Egyptology offers the study of Egyptian Language, Egyptian Art and Architecture, Egyptian Civilisation and Egyptian History. Egyptology recently achieved overall satisfaction rating of 95% in the National Student Survey (NSS) and is now rated 9th in the Guardian's rankings out of 21 HEIs.

Key features

  • Egyptology students can take the Egyptian Collection Practicum module, a four-week session providing practical experience for students on site.
  • Egyptology students have the option of studying a Dissertation or a Museum project at the University's Egypt Centre.
  • Egyptology students can teach beginners Hieroglyphs to members of the local community during the summer. 
  • Egyptology students can gain teaching experience by leading workshops for the South West Wales Reaching Wider Partnership.
  • Our students have an academic mentor who provides pastoral support and guidance on issues that may affect their well-being, attendance and progress through University.
  • The student Society of Ancient Studies organises social and cultural events.
  • Swansea University has the Egypt Centre, a unique resource which houses some 3000 archaeological objects, the largest collection of Egyptian material culture in Wales. 
  • History and Classics blog.

Course description

Egyptology covers the language, history, literature, culture and archaeology of ancient Egypt. 

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardBA (Hons)How you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study3 years
    Course startsSeptemberDomestic course feesGBP 9000 per yearInternational course feesGBP 16400 per year

Notes about fees for this course

Annual tuition fees for entry in the academic year 2017/18 are as follows:

UK/EU International BA (Hons) Full-time £9,000 £16,400

Fees for full time Undergraduate UK/EU students may be increased in subsequent years of study by an inflationary amount determined by Welsh Government.

Fees for full time Undergraduate International students will increase by 3% for each subsequent year of study.

You can find further information on fees and how to pay on our tuition fees page.

You may be eligible for funding to help support your study. To find out about scholarships, bursaries and other funding opportunities that are available please visit the University's scholarships and bursaries page.

Current students: You can find further information of your fee costs on our tuition fees page.

Entry requirements

Our standard entry requirement is BBB (UCAS tariff points 120) or equivalent. All offers are made following a review of the application form, predicted/achieved grades and subjects, the reference and personal statement.  We also accept a range of advanced level qualifications including: International Baccalaureate 32; Welsh Baccalaureate - grade equivalent to A-level; Access to Higher Education and Open University qualifications, and Extended Project.

International students, please visit: For applicants whose first language is not English, we require a minimum IELTS score of 6.0.

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