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Human Anatomy and Evolution - MSc


Course Description

This taught Masters course will provide you with a detailed understanding of human and primate evolution, focusing on anatomy and morphology and their interfaces with ecology and behaviour. Through membership of the interdisciplinary PALAEO Centre at the University of York, this MSc is an attractive option for those wishing to combine anatomical and archaeological approaches to the study of palaeoanthropology.

The MSc is based in the Centre for Anatomical and Human Sciences at HYMS on the University of York campus and co-badged with the Department of Archaeology at the University of York.The programme is open also to medical students wishing to intercalate.

You will acquire practical and theoretical knowledge about cutting edge tools for morphometrics, imaging and functional simulation used to interpret the fossil record. In addition, you can gain practical knowledge of anatomy through dissection of human cadaveric material as well as comparative anatomical study. You will also undertake a research project of your choice in consultation with your supervisor to investigate a current question in human evolution.

Visit the Human Anatomy and Evolution - MSc page on the University of York website for more details!

Entry Requirements

Open to strong graduates in anatomy, anthropology, archaeology, biology, psychology, zoology and related fields. Minimum 2.1 or equivalent. IELTS 7 for applicants whose first language is not English. For intercalating students, a minimum of 3 years of successful MBBS or comparable medical qualifications is required.

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