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Biological Anthropological Science MPhil

Biological Anthropological Science MPhil

Key information

Qualification type

MPhil - Master of Philosophy

Subject areas

Biological Anthropology

Course type


Course Summary

This is a master's degree by research in which the sole requirement is a dissertation. It is suitable for those who have a strong background in this field, possibly including research experience. It is expected that the topic of research will fall within one of the areas supported by the Department. An MPhil in Biological Anthropological Science may be obtained after one year of research on an approved subject within the field of Biological Anthropology and includes an oral examination of the thesis and the general field of knowledge in which it falls. The dissertation topics are decided between the student and the supervisor, and assistance is provided on elements of methodology and analysis, as well as with the written presentation. This course will prepare students for research at doctoral level and equip them to be future leaders in biological and evolutionary anthropology and allied fields around the world.

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Study mode

Full time


11 months

Start date


Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (overall cost)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (overall cost)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

Applicants for this course should have achieved a UK High2.1 Honours Degree. Admission is based on high achievement in a previous degree, typically First class, high 2.1 or an equivalent. Applicants will normally hold an undergraduate degree in either: Anthropology, Biological Anthropology, Archaeology, or closely related cognate fields within the Humanities or Sciences.