UCL (University College London)

Course Introduction

The course provides graduate students with an integrated training in the biological and archaeological aspects of human evolutionary studies.

Course Modules

Core modules: themes in palaeoanthropology and palaeolithic archaeology; options: palaeoanthropology; primate evolution; primate socioecology; anthropological and archaeological genetics; archaeology of early human origins; archaeology of hunter'gatherers from the emergence of modern humans; evolution of human brain and behaviour; evolution of palaeolithic and neolithic societies in the near east; geoarchaeology; lithic analysis; world rock art (from palaeolithic to present); zooarchaeology in practice.

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
MA (Postgraduate) £18,670  Academic year. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
MA (Postgraduate) £9,285  Academic year. First year home fees
2 years
Part Time
MA (Postgraduate) £9,285  Academic year. First year overseas fees
2 years
Part Time
MA (Postgraduate) £4,665  Academic year. First year home fees