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MPhil in Biological Anthropological Science

University of Cambridge    Faculty of Human, Social and Political Science

Full time See Course Research Only, MPhil, Other 11 months full time

About the course

This is a master's degree by research in which the sole requirement is a thesis. 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 thesis 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.

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Entry Requirements

Applicants for this course should have achieved a UK High II.i Honours Degree.

If your degree is not from the UK, please check International Qualifications to find the equivalent in your country.

Admission is based on high achievement in a previous or current degree, typically first class, high II.i or an equivalent. Students will normally hold an undergraduate degree in either anthropology, biological anthropology, archaeology, or closely related cognate fields within the humanities or sciences.

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