Department of History and Archaeology


Within equal opportunities policies, applications will be assessed in the light of the following criteria:

  • An undergraduate degree in a relevant subject, preferably upper-second (B+), followed by a full transcript of records. All documents must be officially translated in English and validated by an appropriate authority.
  • A curriculum vitae
  • Two academic references providing confidential assessments of the applicant’s academic achievement and promise for graduate study and research.
  • Personal statement (max. 1000 words) by the applicant outlining academic achievements and ambitions.
  • If English is not the applicant’s first language, proficiency must be demonstrated by means of an internationally recognised test, either ITOEFL or IELTS:
    1. ITOEFL: Overall score of 88 or above, with at least 17 in Listening, 17 in Writing, 18 in Reading and 20 in Speaking.
    2. IELTS: Overall score of 6.5 or above, with at least 5.5 in each component.