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Egyptology Level 3


Explore the fascinating history of Egypt, one of the oldest and most influential civilisations in human history.

Course duration

Up to 1 year.

Course outcome

TQUK Egyptology Level 3.

Entry requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this course.


Tutor-marked assignments.

Study Options

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Course code: OSC1460
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Course overview

This Egyptology course is ideal for anyone looking to unravel the mysteries of Ancient Egypt, understand its rich cultural heritage, and grasp the significant impact it had on the development of human civilisation.

During this course, you’ll study everything from the monumental pyramids to the gods and goddesses of the afterlife. You’ll also learn about the dynastic periods, technological innovations, and architecture that shaped Ancient Egypt.

Course content

  • A general overview of Egypt’s history
  • Exploring from the pre-historic (Predynastic) period through to the establishment of Pharaonic Egypt.
  • First Dynasty of the Old Kingdom
  • New Kingdom, when Egypt was at the height of its power

  • Explore the advances and innovations in ancient Egypt during the Dynastic period
  • Agriculture
  • Time and Clocks
  • Ancient Surgery
  • Shipbuilding
  • Mathematics and Astronomy

  • The origins of hieroglyphics
  • Middle Egyptian hieroglyphics
  • Deciphering hieroglyphics
  • Decline of Egyptian hieroglyphics

  • Ancient Egyptian temples
  • Ancient Egyptian pyramids
  • Rock-cut tombs
  • Colossal statues

  • The beginning of Egyptology- Napoleon Bonaparte’s invasion of Egypt (1798-1801)
  • Flinders Petrie and the beginning of archaeology
  • Howard Carter and the tomb of Tutankhamun
  • Late 20th and early 21st century Egyptology

  • Building and preparing tombs
  • Mummification
  • The underworld and the Book of the Dead
  • Gods and goddesses of the afterlife

Extra information

Once enrolled, you have twelve months access to the course content.

Your course will be studied through distance learning meaning you can learn the course at a time and place that suits you. Your course materials can either be emailed online or posted to you as a study pack depending on which you select at enrolment. You will receive your tutor support by email.

You will need to complete six tutor marked assessments during this course. Assessments are internally set and marked by Open Study College with external verification from the awarding organisation.

On successful completion of this course, you will receive a level 3 certificate of achievement in Egyptology from TQUK.

Awarding Body

This course has been endorsed by TQUK, meaning Open Study College have undergone external quality checks to ensure that the organisation and the courses they offer are to a high standard. Regular reviews of our courses are carried out as part of the endorsement process.

The course depth and study has been benchmarked at level three against level descriptors published by Ofqual.


Egyptology is the study of Ancient Egyptian history, language, culture, architecture and everyday life.

You will have twelve months to complete this course.

  • Expert personal tutor support
  • Dedicated student support
  • Assignment marking and feedback
  • FREE CV critique service
  • FREE employability guide to help you impress future employers
  • FREE XO Student Discounts card

It's not a problem. We offer a course replacement service, so if you get into trouble and your course pack is lost or damaged, our Learner Services Team can provide you with a new set of materials for a one-time additional fee.

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