Introduction to ancient Egypt 1B

Key facts

  • Cost: £150
  • Credits: 10


The New Kingdom (1550-1050 BCE) is arguably the greatest in Egyptian history, seeing the rise and fall of both the most celebrated heroes like Thutmosis III, and its most hated heretics, like the rebel king Akhenaten. This course can be taken as a stand-alone or following Introduction to ancient Egypt 1A.  

Who is this course for?

Anyone with an interest in history and culture, especially anyone with an interest in the Egyptian world. If you are fascinated by true individuals in the ancient past (a female pharaoh! the world’s first monotheist?), this is the course for you!  


You can gain 10 credits from submitting assessment in this course, which can contribute to a Certificate in Higher Education in Egyptology. 

Mode of study

This course is taught in live sessions on zoom. Class materials are posted on our course website (Moodle). 


This course provides an excellent foundation for all study within Egyptology, providing a strong historical framework.  

Find out more

The University holds open days throughout the year where you can meet with staff to discuss our short course provision. Find out more about University of Glasgow open days