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Graduate Admissions

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 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

Fieldtrips specified as part of the course do not incur additional costs to students.

A non-compulsory fieldtrip to Wessex, available to all MPhilstudents in the Department, is charged at a heavily
subsidized rate, typically £50.00.

Costs may be incurred by students in the course of data collection or fieldwork for their dissertation depending
on their topic. Such topics or methods are not prescribed and alternative projects incurring no additional costs will be
available to all students.

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Key Information


11 months full-time

Master of Philosophy

Division of Archaeology

Enquiries

Course on Department Website

Dates and deadlines:

Michaelmas 2019

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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