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Egyptology has a long and proud history at Liverpool. Since its creation in 1906, the Department has grown in size and reputation and we are now the largest grouping of research active Egyptologists in the UK.

Our degrees are extensively developed for digital-learning support and enhanced by practical, hands-on experience, using Egyptology collections from our own  and Sydney Jones library

Undergraduate courses


Including an introduction to ancient Egyptian written and material cultures, find out more about our Egyptology modules.

Masters degrees

Postgraduate research opportunities

Student studying

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Our research covers a distinctively wide range in which both archaeology and language are used to enhance our understanding of ancient Egyptian culture, history, religion, economy, and much more.

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We have a thriving postgraduate community where students can conduct research in a wide range of specialised fields.