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Biological Anthropology

University of Barcelona

12 months
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The master's degree Biological Anthropology at University of Barcelona is intended to provide holders of degrees in experimental sciences and the humanities with up-to-date training in human biodiversity, its origin, evolution and the biomedical implications.

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Overview

Introduction

The master's degree Biological Anthropology at University of Barcelona program responds to the growing demand for specialists in the area of human biology and physical anthropology, contributing knowledge and methodologies pertaining to this area of specialization and related areas (e.g., physiology, genetics, zoology, medicine, archaeology).

The program focuses primarily on research and offers students the opportunity both to collaborate with businesses working in this field and to complete their final project in collaboration with outside institutions. 

Students are offered two specializations: Physical and Forensic Anthropology, and Molecular Anthropology and Biomedical Applications.

These studies are aimed at people who are interested in the following areas:

  • Forensic anthropology and the osteological and molecular techniques used in individual identification;
  • Anthropology applied to archaeology, including taphonomy, demographics and the reconstruction of ancient populations;
  • Human evolution, primatology and prehistory;
  • Molecular anthropology;
  • Biomedical applications of human molecular diversity in cytogenetics, complex diseases and genetic epidemiology.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Statistical Analysis and Presentation of Results
  • Human Biodiversity
  • Human Biology Laboratories
  • Osteology and Forensic Anthropology
  • Primatology and Human Evolution
  • Genes, Genomes and Population

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Second period: 11 June - 3 September 2021.

Language

English, Spanish, Catalan

Credits

60 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants should have a special interest in developing a broad biological and evolutionary perspective, rather than restricting their understanding to technical aspects of the discipline
  • Students must hold one of the following qualifications to access university master's degree courses: An official Spanish degree or, a degree issued by a higher education institution within the European Higher Education Area framework that authorizes the holder to access university master's degree courses in the country of issue or, a qualification from outside the framework of the European Higher Education Area

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    4920 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 82 EUR per credit during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2820 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 47 EUR per credit during 12 months.

A pre-enrolment fee of 30,21 euros is charged.

Living costs for Barcelona

770 - 1360 EUR /month
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