36 months
19700 GBP/year
9000 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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The Egyptology and Classical Civilisation (Hons) programme from Swansea University covers the study of Greek and Roman mythology, Ancient Egyptian language, literature, history and culture and studying this three-year BA joint honours degree opens up a range of exciting career possibilities by helping you to develop transferable skills, which are highly valued by employers.

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The Egyptology and Classical Civilisation (Hons) programme from Swansea University is ranked number one in the UK for student satisfaction (NSS, Complete University Guide 2018) and you will have the option of spending a semester abroad during the second year in either the USA, Canada, China, Hong Kong or Singapore to enhance your student experience and career prospects.

All Egyptology and Classical Civilisation students work directly with artefacts in the Egypt Centre, and you can tailor your degree to suit your interests, for example, focusing on Language, Art, Religion or Archaeology.

Our interdisciplinary approach means you can make connections with a range of subject areas – from music to politics.

Teaching is informed by our world-leading research and you can attend seminars organised through our guest speaker programme.

You can enhance your knowledge and career prospects and take the Egyptian Collection Practicum module, a four-week session providing practical experience for students on site and have the option of studying a Dissertation or a Museum project at the University’s Egypt Centre.


Students on this course typically develop excellent oral and writing skills and you will learn to present your ideas in a range of formats, along with strong research, analytical and problem-solving skills.

Our graduates enter careers in a wide range of sectors including:

  • Education
  • Archives
  • Museum and heritage
  • Business
  • Media and public relations
  • Public services

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Greek and Roman Mythology
  • History and Society
  • Drama
  • Philosophy
  • Egyptian Art and Architecture
  • Ancient Egyptian History and Civilisation
  • Archaeology
  • Religion

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS admission requirements IELTS


360 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS

Other requirements

General 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.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    19700 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19700 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

    9000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9000 GBP per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Swansea

727 - 1379 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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