University of Cambridge

University of Cambridge

Biological Anthropology (Human Evolutionary Studies)

The programme provides advanced training and an introduction to research; it can serve as a basis for a PhD; the programme involves teaching in: evolutionary anthropology; human and hominin morphology; primate behaviour; archaeology and genetics; the aim is to give students training in the pattern and process of human and primate evolution and the opportunity to conduct independent research; in addition to the course fee (University composition fee) students may have to pay a college fee.

Entry requirements

2.1 Honours degree from a UK university; or equivalent standard from an overseas university; fluent command of English.

Assessment methods

Assessment is based on 4 essays and a 20000-word thesis.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MPhil Full-time £ 4,869 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MPhil Full-time £ 17,028 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Cambridge University Cambridge CB2 1TN East of England

Key information

Secretary of Biological Anthropology