University of Roehampton

University of Roehampton

Primate Biology, Behaviour and Conservation

Embark on an incredible journey with a course that focuses on studying the biology, behaviour and conservation of primates. You will gain the skills required to carry out theoretical and field research in primatology, to advance your career or further study. Primatology is a discipline that has its roots in anatomy, biology, anthropology and psychology. This course covers a comprehensive range of topics within primatology and combines theoretical investigation with fieldwork and laboratory sessions. It also offers intensive training in research methods and statistics. Recent examples of topics covered include social behaviour, cognition, endocrinology, ranging and habitat use, social networks, human-wildlife conflict, morphology and brain size evolution. The University of Roehampton has established networks with leading institutions and field sites including the Zoological Society of London , German Primate Centre, Gashaka Primate Project (Nigeria), Trentham Monkey Forest (UK), and Berenty Reserve (Madagascar). You will be taught by leading experts in the field who carry out their own world-leading research.

Course modules

Assessment methods

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
Master of Research - MRes Full-time September 2017 GBP 7,344 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
Master of Research - MRes Full-time September 2017 GBP 13,520 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
Master of Research - MRes Full-time September 2017 GBP 7,344 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
Master of Research - MRes Full-time September 2017 GBP 7,344 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
Master of Research - MRes Full-time September 2017 GBP 7,344 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Whitelands College Wandsworth SW15 4JD South East

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