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Ancient Egyptian Culture MA - FUNDING AVAILABLE!

Swansea University

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Why not come and see Swansea for yourself? We have three Postgraduate Open Days each year (Autumn, Spring and Summer) which will give you the chance to find out more about our courses and funding, meet staff and students, and tour our outstanding seafront campus. See http:www.swansea.ac.ukpostgraduateopendays for dates and booking information _______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ This one-year MA consists of Part 1 (120 cr) and Part 2: Dissertation (60 cr). Students must pass Part 1 before they can proceed to Part 2. Classics, Ancient History and Egyptology enjoys an invaluable asset in its purpose-built Egypt Centre, which houses about 3,000 objects from Ancient Egypt. This impressive and important collection illustrates more than 4,000 years of human development from the prehistoric to the early Christian era and plays an integral role in our teaching. The University Library is particularly well stocked with original texts, literary and documentary, with basic works of reference and with secondary material of all kinds. It subscribes to a wide range of general and specialist periodicals. Online access to external bibliographies and citation indexes is available. Resources include JSTOR Dyabola, TLG, Patrologia Latina and Teubner Latin texts online, and the Gnomon database. All our postgraduate research students are automatically members of the University of Wales Institute of Classics and Ancient History. The Institute promotes conferences and seminars involving staff and postgraduates from Cardiff, Lampeter and Swansea. Classics, Ancient History and Egyptology also has a thriving postgraduate seminar, which meets weekly. Students applying for this scheme are strongly encouraged to acquire a reading knowledge of French and German before proceeding to the dissertation. Compulsory (60 credits) CL-M30 Understanding Ancient Egyptian Culture (TB1) [20 cr] CL-M40 Collecting Egyptian Antiquity (TB1) [20 cr] One of the following: CL-M32 Reading Ancient Egyptian Monumental Hieroglyphs (TB1) [20 cr] [for those with NO background in Egyptian language] CL-M41 Coptic I [20 cr] (TB1) [for those with a background in Egyptian language] (available from 20056) Optional (60 credits) You must choose three of the following (in teaching block 2): CL-M34 The Archaeology of Graeco-Roman Egypt [20 cr] CL-M37 Women and Gender in Ancient Egypt [20 cr] CL-M38 Beyond Mummies: Interpreting Mortuary Culture in Ancient Egypt [20 cr] CL-M43 Special Topics in Egyptology (TB2) [depending on Visiting Professor] CL-M44 The Aegean and Egypt in the Middle and New Kingdoms [20 cr] CL-M45 The Beautiful West: Visions of the Afterlife in Ancient Egypt [20 cr] CL-M47 The Archaeology of the Ancient Near East [20 cr] CL-M42 Late Egyptian [20 cr] (optional only for those students who took CL-M41) N.B. Not all modules will be offered in every year. Part 2: Dissertation CL-M36 Egyptology Dissertation [60 cr] FUNDING: UKEU Students: We have a number of University scholarships available to the value of ?2,700 and additional Arts and Humanities scholarships to the value of ?1,750, for more information: http:www.swansea.ac.ukartsandhumanitiesNewsCentreLatestNewsandEventsHeadline,44393,en.php International Students: For details of scholarships for international students visit: http:www.swan.ac.ukscholarshipsInternational

Why not come and see Swansea for yourself? We have three Postgraduate Open Days each year (Autumn, Spring and Summer) which will give you the chance to find out more about our courses and funding, meet staff and students, and tour our outstanding seafront campus. See http:www.swansea.ac.ukpostgraduateopendays for dates and booking information...

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Entry Requirements

The typical entry requirement is a first degree in a relevant discipline, normally an upper second or above or equivalent. Overseas students are expected to possess an IELTS score of 6.5.

The typical entry requirement is a first degree in a relevant discipline, normally an upper second or above or equivalent. Overseas students are expected to possess an IELTS score of 6.5.

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