UCL (University College London)

Course Introduction

The Egyptian Archaeology BA at UCL is the only UK degree to combine the theory and practice of archaeology with the study of Egyptian sites. This specialist degree will prepare you for a wide range of careers both within Egyptian archaeology and heritage studies, and beyond.

Course Modules

Year 1: Introductory core courses in archaeological method and theory; general introduction to study of ancient Near East; introductions to: Egyptian archaeology; either Egyptian writing and inscriptions, or Middle Egyptian language. Years 2 and 3: Core courses on history and archaeology of ancient Egypt; choice of options in: history of Egyptian archaeology; Egyptian epigraphy; museum studies; language; aspects of Egyptian history and culture; options in other fields of archaeology, history and ancient languages are possible.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
3 years
Full Time
BA (Hons) £21,320  Academic year. First year overseas fees
3 years
Full Time
BA (Hons) £9,000  Academic year. First year home fees

Qualifications required:

  • SQA Advanced Higher ABB-AAB
  • Irish Leaving Certificates AABBB
  • GCE A-level ABB-AAB
  • European Baccalaureate 77%
  • International Baccalaureate
  • Course specific
  • GCE AS-level
  • BTEC National Diploma DDD
  • BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma DDD
  • SQA Higher
  • GCSE/SQA Standard Grade

Key Course Information

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100% Overall, I am satisfied with the quality of the course

The course is well organised and is running smoothly 97%
I have been able to access general IT resources when I needed to 100%
The library resources and services are good enough for my needs 100%

£22,000 Average salary 6 months after course has finished

65% Go on to work and/or study

In work 15
Studying 50
Studying and working 0
Unemployed 25
Unknown 5

25% Total study time lectures

Total Written: 26%

Total Coursework: 74%

£5,337 - £7,371
Typical cost of university accommodation

£5,915 - £6,624
Typical cost of private accommodation