This course is designed to provide expertise in the study of evolutionary and adaptive processes in primates, both human and non-human, in relation to both extinct and living species. There is a particular focus on primate behaviour, evolutionary psychology, cultural evolution and palaeoenvironments.
A minimum 2.1 Honours degree from a UK institution (or the overseas equivalent) in a relevant subject.
Compulsory modules: dissertation; evolutionary theory; statistical analysis in anthropology. Students then choose 90 credits from a selection of the following: academic and professional skills in anthropology; evolutionary perspectives on western diseases; primate behaviour; cultural evolution; evolutionary psychology; palaeoanthropology and palaeoecology; evolutionary and ecological topics in medicine and health; foreign language option.
Assessment includes a research proposal, projects, essays, critical reviews, written examinations and the dissertation.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 6,600 per Academic year (home fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 14,900 per Academic year (overseas fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 6,600 per Academic year (EU fees)||1 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Durham University||Durham||DH1 3LG||North East|
Department of Anthropology
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