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Graduate Admissions

Course closed:

Archaeological Research is no longer accepting new applications.

Funding Opportunities

There are many different sources of funding available to support UK/EU and international students at the
Department of Archaeology but full scholarships for MPhil students are highly competitive. The Department of
Archaeology enters exceptionally strong MPhil candidates for Gates Cambridge, CHESS and AHRC
scholarships and scholarship schemes administered by the Cambridge Trust.
The Department of Archaeology also administers several funds which aim to support Archaeological fieldwork,
Egyptology and Assyriology at MPhil level and will endeavour to support students in obtaining funding from
University and external sources.

For further information about funding opportunities at the Department of Archaeology consult the Funding for Graduate Students page on the Department website.

General Funding Opportunities

Fees and Maintenance

My fee status is:

What Is My Fee Status?

I shall have the following financial dependants:

Your Estimated Annual Commitment:

Component Cost
University Composition Fee £11,460
Maintenance £12,953
Total Annual Commitment £24,413

Additional costs may be incurred in relation to fieldwork or research trips. Applicants should discuss any additional costs with their potential supervisor prior to application.

Key Information

11 months full-time

Master of Philosophy

Division of Archaeology


Course on Department Website

Dates and deadlines:

Applications open
Sept. 3, 2018
Application deadline
April 26, 2019
Course Starts
Oct. 1, 2019

Some courses can close early. See the Deadlines page for guidance on when to apply.

Graduate Funding Competition
Jan. 3, 2019
Gates Cambridge US round only
Oct. 10, 2018

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