University of Cambridge

University of Cambridge

Biological Anthropology

Research within 3 major groups includes the following topics: primate genetics and behavioural biology; human evolutionary biology; human ecology and population studies; departmental strengths are in: human ecology; population biology; maternal-child health and development; palaeoanthropology and human evolutionary studies; primatology; anthropological genetics.

Entry requirements

Honours degree or equivalent in a biological science or related subject; applicants whose first language is not English must demonstrate competence in English by means of a formal test result.

Sponsorship information

Gates Trust, UK research councils: competitive studentships.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time £ 7,362 per Academic year (home fees) 3 years
PhD Full-time £ 23,889 per Academic year (overseas fees) 3 years

Campus details

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

Key information

Secretary, Secretary of Biological Anthropology