The Primate Biology, Behaviour and Conservation programme from the University of Roehampton is a discipline that has its roots in anatomy, biology, anthropology and psychology. This course covers a comprehensive range of topics within primatology and combines theoretical investigation with fieldwork and laboratory sessions. It also offers intensive training in research methods and statistics.
Recent examples of topics covered include social behaviour, cognition, endocrinology, ranging and habitat use, social networks, human-wildlife conflict, morphology and brain size evolution.
The University of Roehampton has established networks with leading institutions and field sites around the world and in the UK. You will be taught by leading experts in the field who carry out their own world-leading research.
Careers in conservation projects, research institutions, animal welfare groups or agencies, zoos, parks, environmental and animal charities; in roles such as researcher, conservation biologist and ecologist.
More informationVisit official programme website
- Primatology: Theory and Practice
- Primate Biology, Behaviour and Conservation
- Research Methods in Biology
- 12 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApplication deadline not specified.
DisciplinesBiology Biodiversity & Conservation Animal Sciences View 63 other Masters in Animal Sciences in United Kingdom
- You should usually hold a second-class honours degree (certain programmes may require a 2:1) from a recognised British or overseas university. Advice on recognition can be obtained from the Admissions Office.
- Non-graduates with appropriate professional qualifications will be considered on an individual basis by Programme Conveners; contact details can be found on the individual programme page. Applicants will be expected to apply and register for the full master's award.
International14978 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 14978 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
EU/EEA8265 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 8265 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
- £460 per ten credits (part-time UK/EU)
- £833 per ten credits (part-time International)
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