Humans and Other Primates

University of Roehampton

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Humans and Other Primates

  • Host University

    University of Roehampton

  • Location

    London, England

  • Area of Study


  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • UK Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    Assessment: unseen exam (2 hours) [50%], essay (2000 words) [50%]
    Prerequisite(s): ANT020C159Y

    This module provides a foundation in evolutionary anthropology through an understanding of primate biology and evolution. The major features of primates and the main groups of primates will be introduced. Major functional topics in primate biology and evolution will be covered, including human evolution. The syllabus provides the foundation for later modules in primate behaviour and palaeoanthropololgy at HE3.

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