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04 January 2017
This programme offers an opportunity to deepen and develop expertise in Egyptology. This may be as preparation for doctoral study, to undertake scholarly research as an enrichment of undergraduate study or for career development purposes.
It comprises a major individual research project, supervised by a specialist in the field of study, and taught modules designed to equip you for research in this subject.
The programme is made up of 60 credits of taught modules and 120 credits achieved through a 20,000 word supervised research project on a topic of your choice.
We recommend that you discuss your proposed research project with a potential supervisor before applying.
About the School of History and Culture
The programmes in the School of History and Cultures offer students enquiry based learning within a rich and diverse environment to stimulate debate and challenge conventional thinking. The programmes derive from departments which are all excellently rated by the QAA both in teaching and research terms (Medieval History 5, Modern History 5 and African Studies 5*). Our staff publish widely, and we are developing and consolidating a strong, supportive research culture in the School. We are extremely proud to announce in June 2016, that History at Birmingham was ranked the top research department in the country by the Research Excellence Framework (REF). The national REF exercise assessed research publications and the public impact of research carried out in all universities in the UK between 2008-2014. Our department had an impressive 45% of its research judged to be ‘world-leading’.