Advanced studies in biological anthropology, with a particular emphasis on human variation in the South Pacific and Southeast Asia - molecular and biocultural approaches.
This paper will help you develop the theoretical knowledge, and analytical and practical skills to become an independent researcher in biological anthropology.
|Paper title||Advanced Biological Anthropology|
|Teaching period||Full Year (On campus)|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$1,409.28|
|International Tuition Fees||Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.|
- BIOA 301
Room 231, 2nd Floor
Lindo Ferguson Building (LFB)
Tel 479 7362
- More information link
- View more information on the Department of Anatomy's website
- Teaching staff
2023 teaching staff to be confirmed. Please contact the Department for more information.
- Paper Structure
BIOA 401 is made up of tutorial/seminar sessions, practical lab sessions, and research group meetings.
This paper is fully internally assessed.
- Teaching Arrangements
- All teaching is undertaken on campus.
Textbooks are not required for this paper.
- Graduate Attributes Emphasised
- Global perspective, Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Scholarship,
Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Ethics, Environmental literacy,
Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation.
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- Learning Outcomes
Students who successfully complete this paper will:
- Evaluate the literature on and learn to understand the fundamental principles of evolutionary theory and its relevance to biological anthropology
- Develop skills in effective presentation and communication of scientific principles
- Understand ethical considerations around anthropological research