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University of Roehampton: Primate Biology, Behaviour and Conservation

Institution University of Roehampton
Department Life Sciences
Web http://www.roehampton.ac.uk
Email postgradadmissions@roehampton.ac.uk
Telephone 020 8392 3314
Study type Taught

Summary

Embark on an incredible journey with a course that focuses on studying the biology, behaviour and conservation of primates. You will gain the skills required to carry out theoretical and field research in primatology, and to advance in your career or further study.

Primatology 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.

Master of Research - MRes

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