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Evolution and Human Behaviour

12 months
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27600 GBP/year
10650 GBP/year
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About

The Evolution and Human Behaviour programme from Newcastle University is a research-based course with a taught component. It provides a springboard into a career that involves a working knowledge of scientific research.

Overview

The Evolution and Human Behaviour programme from Newcastle University is designed for graduates with a BSc in the life sciences, psychology or anthropology. Fully qualified or intercalating MBBS or BDS students can also apply.  It can be taken either as a stand-alone qualification or as an entry route onto a PhD or MD.

What you'll learn

The taught component of the course includes training in research approaches relevant to the area of Evolution and Human Behaviour. You have the flexibility to develop your own bespoke course by selecting a set of three complementary modules. Recommended modules, include:

  • Comparative Cognition (MMB8043)
  • Sensory Systems (MMB8019)
  • The Biological Basis of Psychiatric Illness and its Treatment (MMB8010)

You will also participate in training in general research principles, and other professional and key skills. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Project
  • Research Skills and Principles for the Biosciences
  • The Biological Study of Behaviour
  • Applied Animal Behaviour and Welfare
  • The Biological Basis of Psychiatric Illness and its Treatment
  • Bioscience Research Development and Enterprise

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

We suggest international students apply at least two months before the course starts. This is so that you have enough time to make the necessary arrangements.

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A minimum of a 2:1 honours degree, or international equivalent, in: any biological or behavioural science discipline, including anthropology, psychology and linguistics or an MBBS/BDS degree
  • This programme accepts both medical and dental students wishing to take a master's degree as an intercalation. You will need to have successfully completed your third or fourth year of study.  
  • Practical laboratory work experience is desirable, although not essential. The modules you can study may depend on your academic background.
  • English Language requirements   

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    27600 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 27600 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    10650 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10650 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Newcastle upon Tyne

560 - 991 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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