Primate Biology, Behaviour and Conservation, M.Res. in UK

University of Roehampton

Study in:United Kingdom
64 days
Deadline: 30 Aug 2019


The Primate Biology, Behaviour and Conservation program 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.

Career options

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.

Program Structure

Courses include:

  • Primatology: Theory and Practice
  • Primate Biology, Behaviour and Conservation
  • Research Methods in Biology
  • Dissertation

Academic Requirements

  • You should usually hold a second-class honors degree (certain programs 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 Program Conveners; contact details can be found on the individual program page. Applicants will be expected to apply and register for the full master’s award.

Detailed Program Facts

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