A minimum 2:1 Honours degree from a UK institution (or the overseas equivalent) in a relevant subject. Please email us on firstname.lastname@example.org for advice on relevant topics. References play an important part in the admissions process. English Language requirements Please check requirements for your subject and level of study.
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This course is designed to provide expertise in the study of evolutionary and adaptive processes in primates, both human and non-human, in relation to both extinct and living species. There is a particular focus on primate behaviour, evolutionary psychology, cultural evolution and palaeoenvironments, drawing on the world-class expertise of members of our large Evolutionary Anthropology Research Group.
All students take the following modules, which provide an essential foundation in theory and methods for Evolutionary Anthropology.Compulsory modules
- Evolutionary Theory
- Statistical Analysis in Anthropology.
Student will then choose 90 credits from a selection of the following.Previous optional modules have included:
- Academic and Professional Skills in Anthropology
- Evolutionary Perspectives on Western Diseases
- Primate Behaviour
- Cultural Evolution
- Evolutionary Psychology
- Palaeoanthropology and Palaeoecology
- Evolutionary and Ecological Topics in Medicine and Health
- Foreign language option.
Please seewww.durham.ac.uk/anthropology/postgraduatestudy/taughtprogrammes/evolutionaryanthropology for further information.
Information for international students
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Course contact details
- Department of Anthropology
- (0)191 334 1612