• Total units 48 Units
  • Areas of interest Biological Anthropology
  • Specialisation code BIAN-HSPC
  • Academic career Undergraduate
Biological Anthropology Honours Specialisation

The Biological Anthropology Honours Specialisation gives you high-level preparation for professional life or a higher degree by research through the development of an advanced knowledge of the research principles and methods and theoretical concepts of biological anthropology, and through the design and implementation of a research project, typically a thesis of up to 20,000 words, that develops new understandings or that provides solutions to complex problems.

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Admission Requirements

1. a major or equivalent in one of the following:

Ancient History

Australian Indigenous Studies


Biological Anthropology


Environmental Studies


2. with the following courses or equivalent: BIAN3014

3. with the written approval of an identified supervisor for the thesis 


This Honours specialisation requires the completion of 48 units, which must consist of:

48 units from completion of the following course(s):

Code Title Units
BIAN4009 Writing Seminar in Biological Anthropology 6
BIAN4010 Theory Seminar in Biological Anthropology 12
BIAN4011 Data Analysis and Methods in Biological Anthropology 6
THES4103 Thesis 6-24
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