Biological Anthropology (MSc)

Bournemouth University the United Kingdom

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The award
MSc

How long you will study
1 - 2 year

Domestic course fees
GBP 6500 per year

How you will study
full-time, part-time

Course starts
September

International course fees
GBP 15000 per year

All study options

About Biological Anthropology at Bournemouth University

Biological Anthropology is the study of evolution and variation in human populations and of the interactions between human biology and environment. This combines our international reputation for anthropology, archaeology and biology, specifically including studies in primatology, evolutionary anthropology, human osteology, zooarchaeology, but also (paeleo-) ecology and behaviour.

This exciting course gives a core grounding in human evolution, primate behaviour and ecology, the origins of human behaviour and how hominines adapted to their environment, as well as human and animal skeletal analysis. Ultimately this course offers a uniquely wide range of suitable project topics that can prepare you for a career in a variety of aligned fields.

Core Modules:

  • Human Evolution
  • Human Functional Anatomy
  • Primate Behaviour & Ecology
  • Principles & Methods in Zooarchaeology
  • Research Project

Option Units (1 of the following):

  • Principles & Methods in Human Osteology
  • Techniques of Archaeological Recovery & Recording

And 1 of:

  • Archaeology of Human Remains
  • Bodies of Evidence - Skeletal Changes Before & After Death
  • Humans, Animals & Diet

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardMScHow you will studyFull-time, Part-timeHow long you will study1 - 2 year
    Course startsSeptemberDomestic course feesGBP 6500 per yearInternational course feesGBP 15000 per year

Notes about fees for this course

 For fees and funding information, please visit www.bournemouth.ac.uk/pg-funding

Entry requirements

A Bachelors Honours degree, 2:2 or equivalent in a required subject. Required subjects: Archaeology, Biological Sciences, Biological Anthropology or Anthropology.

If English is not your first language you'll need IELTS 6.5 (Academic) or above with a minimum of 5.5 in each component of writing, speaking, listening and reading.

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