About Fees Study Entry Future How to apply Faculty of Health Sciences MSc in Human Anatomy and Evolution Postgraduate - Taught MSc Open for admission in 2018/19 Start in September Full time Part time MSc 1 year 2 years How to apply About the course This taught Masters course will provide you with a detailed understanding of human and primate evolution, focusing on anatomy and morphology and their interfaces with ecology and behaviour. You’ll acquire practical and theoretical knowledge about cutting-edge tools for morphometrics, imaging and functional simulation used to interpret the fossil record. In addition, you can gain practical knowledge of anatomy through dissection of human cadaveric material as well as comparative anatomical study. You will also undertake a research project of your choice in consultation with your supervisor to investigate a current question in human evolution. This programme is based in the Centre for Anatomical and Human Sciences at HYMS on the University of York campus and co-badged with the Department of Archaeology at the University of York. The programme is also open to medical students wishing to intercalate. Through membership of the interdisciplinary PALAEO Centre at the University of York, this MSc is an attractive option for those wishing to combine anatomical and archaeological approaches to the study of palaeoanthropology. Come to an open day Grab a prospectus Where you'll study University of York Campus Click to view directions on Google Maps Hull Campus Get in touch Admissions +44 (0)1904 321782 International Enquiries Fees and funding For information on fees and funding, please see the Hull York Medical School website.A new system of postgraduate loans for Masters degrees in the UK are now available. They provide up to £10,609 for full-time and part-time taught and research Masters courses in all subject areas. For more information, visit our Postgraduate Loans page. Graduate Studentship The University of Hull is pleased to offer graduates progressing from undergraduate to postgraduate taught study a studentship towards the cost of their tuition fees. Find out if you’re eligible by visiting the University of Hull Graduate Studentship page. International Scholarships and Bursaries For a list of all scholarships and bursaries for international students, please visit the International Scholarships and Bursaries page. We also offer an International Studentship Scheme Discount. UK and EU Scholarships and Bursaries The University offers a range of scholarships to help you with your studies. For more information, please visit the UK and EU Scholarships and Bursaries page. What you'll study The programme is made up of a mix of core and optional modules. Core modules include: Human evolutionary anatomy Hard tissue biology Primate ecology and evolution Research project and dissertation Optional modules include: Geometric morphometrics Virtual anatomies Functional and musculoskeletal anatomy Special topics in musculoskeletal anatomy Becoming human Ancienct biomolecules For further details on modules, click here. Related courses Certificate/Diploma/MSc in Health Professions Education Medicine research degrees MSc in Clinical Anatomy and Education MSc in Clinical Anatomy MSc in Health Professions Education (full-time) MSc in Physician Associate Studies With a mock operating theatre and intensive care unit, our new £28-million Health Campus boasts some of the UK’s most advanced medical training facilities. Find out more Medicine here is studied at Hull York Medical School – a partnership between the universities of Hull and York – providing world-class research and cutting-edge training. Graduates leave with the knowledge and skills to think independently and critically, and to meet challenges posed by their future careers as practising health professionals. Investment in our new Health Campus is increasing the University’s capacity to deliver life-changing research. Entry requirements Open to strong graduates in anatomy, anthropology, archaeology, biology, psychology, zoology and related fields. Minimum 2.1 or equivalent. For intercalating students, a minimum of 3 years of successful MBBS or comparable medical qualifications is required. International students Entry requirements, including information for graduates and international qualifications. Future prospects This taught masters will give you a highly regarded qualification and a solid grounding in human anatomy and evolution. The programme opens up career opportunities in anatomy laboratories and anatomy teaching, or can be used as a stepping-stone to further studies at PhD level. Hull York Medical School (HYMS) staff have a wide variety of expertise in the area and our research is supported by the Centre for Anatomical and Human Sciences. Research focuses on the ecological, evolutionary, functional and developmental bases of morphological variation in humans, primates, other mammals and reptiles.