A Bachelors Honours degree, 2:2 or above or equivalent in a relevant subject area and/or relevant comprehensive professional experience.
Months of entry
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.
- Human Evolution
- Human Functional Anatomy
- Primate Behaviour & Ecology
- Principles & Methods in Zooarchaeology
- Research Project
Option Modules (choose 1):
- Principles & Methods in Human Osteology
- Techniques of Archaeological Recovery & Recording
(& 1 of)
- Archaeology of Human Remains
- Bodies of Evidence - Skeletal Changes Before & After Death
- Humans, Animals & Diet
Information for international students
If English is not your first language, you will need to provide evidence that you can understand English to a satisfactory level. English language requirements for this course is normally: IELTS (academic) 6.5 overall with a minimum of 5.5 in each component, or equivalent.
Fees and funding
For fees and funding information, please visit www.bournemouth.ac.uk/pg-funding
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- askBU Enquiry Service
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