Egyptology (research) (MA)
Create a world of opportunities with a master's degree from Leiden University
Our graduates end up working in a diverse range of positions, examples include:
- PhD candidate at Dutch and international universities
- Project assistant at a Dutch city council
- Research assistant at a university
- Curator at a museum
- Policy officer at a ministry
- Communications officer
- Programme manager
- Teacher of classical languages at a secondary school
As a graduate of a Classics and Ancient Civilizations (Research) programme at Leiden University you are qualified to work as a junior academic researcher in an academic environment or carry out further research work on a PhD programme. It is also possible to find employment within the fields of publishing or teaching, at policy-making departments of governmental bodies, within the education sector, or within cultural tourism.
A Leiden University degree
Leiden University Master's graduates are sought-after employees at (inter)national organisations. Our graduates are known for their combination of robust academic training, in-depth and relevant knowledge, and critical, multidisciplinary approach to problem-solving.
The graphs below are based on alumni data from the research programmes of the Faculty of Humanities
In which sector do students find jobs?
- 45.0 % Research
- 17.0 % Education
- 8.0 % Government and semi-government organisations
- 6.0 % Publishing and the book industry
- 3.0 % Communication
- 3.0 % Culture, sports and recreation
- 18.0 % Miscellaneous
How successful are they in finding a job?
- 68.0 % found a job within two months
- 79.0 % found their first job at academic level