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The MA in Ancient Egyptian Culture is an enlightening course that concentrates on ancient Egyptian history, language and material culture.
Taught by specialist international researchers, this comprehensive course benefits from our unique Egypt Centre which houses thousands of artefacts from Ancient Egypt, the largest collection of its kind in Wales.
Advanced language training is available in this MA but not compulsory. You may also focus on topics related to heritage, museum, and material culture interpretation.
WHY ANCIENT EGYPTIAN CULTURE AT SWANSEA?
The College of Arts and Humanities is based on our stunning Singleton Park campus, in parkland overlooking Swansea Bay on the edge of the Gower Peninsula.
- Egyptology at Swansea is ranked in the top-20 for student experience (Times and Sunday Times, 2018).
A purpose-built Egypt Centre contains about 3,000 objects from Ancient Egypt, illustrating more than 4,000 years of human development from the prehistoric to the early Christian era. It plays an integral role in our teaching.
The Graduate Centre is designed to promote individual and collaborative research activity of international standard, providing a supportive environment for those pursuing postgraduate research and taught masters study.
It offers postgraduate training to enhance academic and professional development, and facilitates seminar programmes, workshops and international conferences.
YOUR ANCIENT EGYPTIAN CULTURE EXPERIENCE
The full-time course structure is split across the year with three modules offered in each academic semester (six modules in part one) and a dissertation over the summer (part two).
You will study three compulsory modules and three optional modules. A broad selection of modules include ancient Egyptian language for archaeology, reading advanced Egyptian texts, private life in ancient Egypt, and ancient epistolography.
The dissertation component is written on a specialist research topic of your choosing.
If you study the course part time, one compulsory and two optional modules are usually taken in the first and second years, with a dissertation forming third year.
As well as the Egypt Centre, your resources will include a main library which is particularly well stocked with original texts, literary and documentary, with basic works of reference and secondary material. It subscribes to a wide range of general and specialist periodicals.
You may also benefit from the thriving Classics, Ancient History and Egyptology postgraduate seminar, which meets weekly.
ANCIENT EGYPTIAN CULTURE EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
You will develop excellent oral and writing skills, and learn to present your ideas in a range of formats. Strong research, analytical and problem-solving skills will all boost your employment prospects.
Graduates from this course enter a range of sectors including education, marketing, government, research and events management.