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Primate Biology, Behaviour and Conservation

University of Roehampton

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  • Qualification

    MRes - Master of Research

  • Location

    University of Roehampton

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

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, to advance 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.

Career options

Past students have gone on to successful careers in:

  • conservation projects
  • research institutions
  • animal welfare groups or agencies
  • zoos and parks
  • environmental and animal charities.

These careers involve roles such as scientific researcher, conservation biologist and ecologist, and also in areas such as fundraising, communication and outreach.

Application deadline

28 September 2021

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 15,352per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of Roehampton

  • University League Table

    81st

  • Campus address

    University of Roehampton, Erasmus House, Roehampton Lane, Wandsworth, SW15 5PU, England

Roehampton has a friendly international community made up of students from over 140 countries.
The university offers a range of generous scholarships aimed at international students, worth up to £4,000 a year.
A range of pre-sessional English courses are offered, and dedicated support for international students throughout their studies

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    60th out of 103 1

    68th out of 118 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    102 45%

    90th

    8
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    72 72%

    65th

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.10 82%

    44th

    17
  • Entry standards

    / Max 216
    101 47%

    110th

    9
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    64 64%

    57th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.96 79%

    68th

    19

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