The normal requirements for entry on to a taught programme is a good 2:1 or equivalent undergraduate degree in a relevant subject.
Months of entry
The MSc in Palaeoanthropology provides an up-to-date foundation in the study of human evolution for people interested in human origins.
The programme's especially suitable for graduates with a first degree in Archaeology, Anthropology, Earth or Life Sciences. You'll be able to tailor your studies to reflect you interests, by choosing from a diverse array of subjects such as:-
- the archaeology of early hominin sites
- African archaeology
- hominid palaeontology
- evolutionary theory
- primate evolution
- science-based techniques in palaeoanthropological investigation.
You'll complete your programme with a dissertation of 15,000-20,000 words on an aspect of human evolution.
We aim to be flexible, supportive, encouraging and challenging in our approach to students. For example, if you're new to a topic you're very welcome to attend lectures offered in Year Three modules of the undergraduate programme in Evolutionary Anthropology.
Fees and funding
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- PG Recruitment
- +44 (0)151 794 5927