Ancient History and Archaeology courses
Macquarie's world-leading Ancient History course – the longest-running and broadest of its kind in Australia
This multidisciplinary course will prepare you for a career in this exciting field. With the knowledge you'll gain, you won't just break old ground, you'll have the skills to present new insights about the past and the future.
Suitable for teachers wanting to gain additional qualifications or to update their knowledge of the ancient world. It is also a pathway to the Master of Research and PhD program.
The two-year program is available in all of Macquarie’s research areas, allowing you access to a variety of disciplines so you can construct a program relevant to your specific interests, subject to academic approval.
Macquarie archaeological fieldwork is offered in:
There are also opportunities to undertake fieldwork with other teams in Europe and Australia.
In Egypt there is a range of fieldwork possibilities, including:
- Helwan: Ezbet el-Walda
- Tehna: An Old Kingdom Cemetery in Middle Egypt
- Thebes: Dra Abu el-Naga
- Abu Rawash: 1st Dynasty Elite Cemetery
- Wadi Araba: Archaeological Survey
- Meir (El-Qusiya): Re-recording and Study of the Site
- Beni Hassan: Re-recording the Middle Kingdom Tombs
To see life on a dig, watch Macquarie students onsite at Tel Azekah, Israel.