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Qualification type

MPhil - Master of Philosophy

Subject areas

Assyriology

Course type

Research

Course Summary

This MPhil caters both for beginners in Akkadian and those with some previous knowledge of the language. A demanding course, this MPhil delivers competence in language and specialist knowledge of culture and history over a relatively short time. This course provide the student with a good working knowledge of one or both of the principal languages of ancient Mesopotamia (Akkadian and Sumerian) and the cuneiform script, combined with a detailed study of aspects of the archaeology and culture of Mesopotamia, and (where appropriate) other regions. Students also learn to participate in academic discussion at a postgraduate level, and to produce a substantial piece of independent written work (the dissertation).

Different course options

Study mode

Full time

Duration

11 months

Start date

OCT

Modules

Research Skills
Dissertation

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (overall cost)

£11,460

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (overall cost)

£24,960

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Applicants for this course should have achieved a UK High 2.1 Honours Degree. A knowledge of French and/or German may be deemed advantageous.