A major theme of the course is the mismatch between the environment in which humans evolved and the contemporary environment, and implications for obesity and related metabolic disorders, reproductive health and infant care. Optional modules previously offered included palaeopathology and cultural evolution, and in the wider anthropology of health.
A minimum 2.1 Honours degree from a UK institution (or the overseas equivalent) in a relevant subject. References play an important part in the admissions process.
Compulsory modules; dissertation; evolutionary theory; evolutionary and ecological topics in medicine and health; statistical analysis in anthropology. Previous optional modules have included:; academic and professional skills in anthropology; evolutionary perspectives on western diseases; public health anthropology; anthropology of global health; cultural evolution; evolutionary psychology; themes in palaeopathology; evolutionary perspectives on reproductive and infant health; foreign language option.
Each module we offer has a credit value. To obtain a Master�s degree you must register for and pass modules to the value of 180 credits. In recognition of the emphasis we place on independent research skills, the dissertation is a 60 credit module.
Anthropology students achieve regular success in obtaining funding for 1 year Master's courses through the Shared Commonwealth Scholarship Scheme and Santander Scholarships.
|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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