UCL (University College London)

Course Introduction

Evolutionary theory has radically altered our understanding of human life. The course is designed to provide students with a solid practical and theoretical grounding in issues relevant to the evolution of humans and non'human primates.

Course Modules

Compulsory modules: students choose 2 of the following: human behavioural ecology; primate socioecology; palaeoanthropology; postgraduate methods/statistics 1 (term 1); options: advanced human evolution; anthropological and archaeological genetics; archaeology of hunter'gatherers; dental anthropology; evolution of the human brain; cognition and language; evolution of the human brain and behaviour; primate evolution; variation and evolution of the human skull; ethnographic and documentary filmmaking.

Course Additional Entry

A minimum of an upper 2nd Class Honours degree in a relevant discipline from a UK university or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £18,670  Academic year. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £9,020  Academic year. First year home fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £9,285  Academic year. First year overseas fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £4,510  Academic year. First year home fees