Ancient History and Archaeology courses

Ancient History and Archaeology courses


Bachelor of Ancient History

Macquarie's world-leading Ancient History course – the longest-running and broadest of its kind in Australia

Bachelor of Archaeology

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.

Ancient History - Ancient Languages Major

Major: Ancient History - Egypt and Near East

Major: Ancient History - Greece, Rome and Late Antiquity


Master of Ancient History

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.

Master of Research

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.

Fieldwork Opportunities

Macquarie archaeological fieldwork is offered in:

  • Egypt
  • Israel
  • Italy
  • Croatia

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
  • Dendera

To see life on a dig, watch Macquarie students onsite at Tel Azekah, Israel.

See also the Department of Ancient History at Macquarie or search for a course within the department of Ancient History.

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