University of Kent

University of Kent

Evolution and Human Behaviour

This course combines evolutionary anthropology, focusing on the behaviour of human and non-human primates, with evolutionary, social and cognitive psychology. You gain an interdisciplinary understanding of the origins and functions of human behaviour and select modules from a range of advanced topics such as evolutionary anthropology, primatology, human behaviour, cognitive psychology, and cognitive neuroscience.

Entry requirements

An honours degree (2.1 or above) in anthropology, psychology, biology, or a related discipline. In certain circumstances, we will consider students who have not followed a conventional education path.

Assessment methods

Assessment is by computing tests, unseen examinations, coursework and a project report.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 5,250 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 15,380 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MSc Part-time £ 2,625 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
MSc Part-time £ 7,690 per Academic year (overseas fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Canterbury Campus Canterbury CT2 7NZ South East

Key information

Recruitment and Admissions Office
Telephone number: 
01227 827272