Egyptology Course

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Personal Achievement

By successfully completing this course, you will:

  • Understand Egyptology for personal interest or as a foundation for further study
  • Be awarded the BSY Certificate of Competence

You can study this course from the comfort of your own home; in your own time and at your own pace; with helpful support and encouragement from our friendly tutors.

Think about Egyptology and what probably springs to mind is Howard Carter’s discovery of the tomb of Tutankhamun, with all its glorious artefacts. Yet there is so much more to learn – the magic and mystique woven into legends of Kings and Queens; murder and intrigue; the mummification and funeral rites contained in the Book of the Dead; the construction and decoration of tombs and temples; and the way of life of the people themselves. This course offers an introduction to the civilization of Ancient Egypt, mainly the eighteenth dynasty.



  • Lesson One
    • Introduction/ Timeline of Royal Households
      • Early Dynastic Period 2920-2575BC
      • Old Kingdom2575-2134BC
      • First Intermediate Period 2134-2040BC
      • Middle Kingdom 2040-1640BC
      • Second Intermediate Period 1640-1550BC
      • New Kingdom1550-1070BC
  • Lesson Two
    • Geography
      • TheNile
      • The Source of theNile
      • TheValley of the Kings
      • The Sites
  • Lesson Three
    • Famous Landmarks
      • The Pyramids
      • The Sphinx
      • The Funerary Complex
  • Lesson Four
    • Funeral Rites
      • Mummification
      • Canopic Jars
      • Sarcophagi
      • Tomb Decoration
      • Mortuary Temples
      • Priests and Priestesses
  • Lesson Five
    • TheTempleComplexes
      • Karnak
      • Luxor
  • Lesson Six
    • Famous Rules of AncientEgypt
      • Hatshepsut
      • Akhenaten and Nefertiti
      • Tutankhamun and Ankhesenamen
  • Lesson Seven
    • The Valleys
      • TheValley of the Kings(Wadi Biban el-Muluk)
      • Tomb Robbers
      • The Valley of theQueens(Biban el-Harim)
      • Valley of the Nobles (Sheik Abd El-Korna)
      • Valley of the Artisans
  • Lesson Eight
    • Templesand Tombs
      • Types ofTemples
      • Types of Tombs
  • Lesson Nine
    • Daily Life
  • Workmen
      • Women
      • Children
      • Family Life and Social Strata
  • Lesson Ten
    • Gods and Goddesses/Glossary of Terms
      • Maat
      • Bastet
      • Khepri
      • Hathor
      • Osiris
      • Seth
      • Anubis
      • Isis
      • Ptah
      • Imenhotep
      • The Eye of Horus
      • Other Deities

No practical training is required to complete this course.

Enrol on this course from £70 £50

There are two ways you can enrol on this course. You can:

  • Pay with a deposit of £70 £50, followed by 8 monthly instalments of £25
  • OR
  • Pay the total course fee in one sum of £270 £250 and also receive a special Gift from our selection – free. Please click here to view the gifts

To enrol by phone, please call our friendly course advisors on Freephone 0800 731 9271.

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