• Offered by School of Archaeology and Anthropology
  • ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
  • Classification Transitional
  • Course subject Biological Anthropology
  • Areas of interest Biological Anthropology
  • Academic career Postgraduate
  • Course convener
    • Prof Colin Groves
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Offered in First Semester 2015
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The place of humans among the primates, the mechanisms of evolution, and the evolution of humans and other primates. The main part of the course details the fossil record of the evolution of the human line since its separation from other primates.

Indicative Assessment

5,000 word essay (50%), two tests (10% each), two tutorial presentations           (15% each).

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Workload

Normally offered in even-numbered years
2 hours of lectures and one hour of tutorial per week

Preliminary Reading

Lewin, R. Human Evolution, Blackwell.

Specialisations

Fees

Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.  

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Student Contribution Band:
Band 2
Unit value:
6 units

If you are an undergraduate student and have been offered a Commonwealth supported place, your fees are set by the Australian Government for each course. At ANU 1 EFTSL is 48 units (normally 8 x 6-unit courses). You can find your student contribution amount for each course at Fees.  Where there is a unit range displayed for this course, not all unit options below may be available.

Units EFTSL
6.00 0.12500
Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee
2015 $2604
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2015 $4146
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings and Dates

The list of offerings for future years is indicative only

First Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery
1003 16 Feb 2015 06 Mar 2015 31 Mar 2015 29 May 2015 In Person

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