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Diploma in Egyptology at The University of Manchester
UGDip Egyptology
Our two-year distance learning course will enable you to build on previous undergraduate study to deepen your knowledge of Egyptology.

UGDip Egyptology / Overview

Year of entry: 2018

Degree awarded
Undergraduate Diploma
2 years PT

Full entry requirements

How to apply

You should apply for this course using our online application form. A link to the form and guidance on how to complete it can be found on the Egyptology Online website . The deadline for applications is 30 June 2018 .  Before applying, please refer to The University's Privacy Notice for prospective students, applicants and offer-holders so that you are aware of how your data will be processed:

Course overview

Diploma in Egyptology - Yvonne Buskens-Frenken

"Online study in Egyptology at Manchester offers students from not only the UK but all over the world the chance to participate.

"Although you do not meet other fellow students or tutors in the flesh, I always felt we were one big family studying online and supporting each other."

Yvonne Buskens-Frenken / Past student
  • Strengthen your knowledge and understanding of ancient Egypt, studying topics such as social life, technology, science and literature.
  • Learn from internationally recognised scholar Dr Joyce Tyldesley , who leads the course.
  • All course content is delivered online, so you can study from anywhere in the world.


Tuition fees for home/EU students commencing their studies in September 2018 will be £3,025 per annum. Tuition fees for international students will be £3,025 per annum. For general information please see the undergraduate finance pages.

As a non degree-level course, this course is not on the University's list of validated courses for the purposes of Student Finance England. Students are therefore not able to secure funding from Student Finance England for their studies on this course.

Additional expenses

There are no compulsory books to buy. All compulsory texts will be made available to you as part of the course at no extra cost. There is a suggested reading list which will be made available to you when you start the course. We do not expect you to read everything on this list, but you will benefit from reading as many of the suggested texts as you are able.

Contact details

Academic department
Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health
Contact name
Lisa Monks
+44 (0)161 275 5606
Academic department overview
Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health