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Australian National University (ANU)

  • 36% international / 64% domestic

Master of Archaeological and Evolutionary Science (Advanced)

  • Masters (Coursework)

This program - ­ not offered at any other Australian University - equips you with the theory and skills required to undertake a scientific study of the past and present of humanity using Archaeology and/or Biological Anthropology perspectives.

Key details

Degree Type
Masters (Coursework)
Duration
2 years full-time
Course Code
VAESC, 096400A
Study Mode
In person
International Fees
$44,470 total

About this course

This program - ­ not offered at any other Australian University - equips you with the theory and skills required to undertake a scientific study of the past and present of humanity using Archaeology and/or Biological Anthropology perspectives. Students can tailor the program to their own training objectives, through hands-on experience with a variety of world-leading supervising specialists, materials, and fieldwork and laboratory resources. The Archaeological Science stream offers professionally-oriented training and the opportunity to focus on tailored independent research projects. By taking Biological Anthropology courses you will study humans and non-human primates as varied and dynamically changing biological organisms. You will explore primate evolution, ecology, behaviour and conservation; human evolution and behaviour; palaeopathology, bioarchaeology, and forensic archaeology/anthropology. Four specialisations are available to match your interests: Primate and Human Behaviour Bioarchaeology and Forensic Anthropology Environmental Archaeology and Climate Change Human Evolution.

Study locations

Canberra

Graduate outcomes

Graduate satisfaction and employment outcomes for Humanities, Culture & Social Sciences courses at Australian National University (ANU).
87.6%
Overall satisfaction
84.9%
Skill scale
78.7%
Teaching scale
85.3%
Employed full-time
$92.7k
Average salary