Master of Biological Anthropology

Australian National University ANU

This program - not offered at any other Australian University - equips students with the theory and skills required to study humans and non-human primates as varied and dynamically changing biological organisms. Students will explore primate evolution, ecology, behaviour and conservation; human evolution, and behaviour; animal domestication; palaeopathology and bioarchaeology.

Course Fee:

$58,560.00

Entry Requirements:

A Bachelor degree or international equivalent with an average mark of at least 65 per cent; English Language Requirements

Structure:

96 units of coursework. Students must complete 72 units of disciplinary coursework and 24 units of free electives which can be used to take almost any course on campus (subject to availability and course entry requirements).

Subjects you can Study:

Biological anthropology

Study Pathways:

Applicants with a Bachelor Degree or Graduate Certificate in a cognate discipline may be eligible for 24 units (1 semester) of credit. Applicants with a Graduate Diploma or Honours in a cognate discipline may be eligible for 48 units (1 year) of credit. Advanced program available.

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 00120C

Related Careers:

Anthropologist,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Canberra No info Yes Full time 2 years
Canberra No info Yes Part time 4 years

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