• 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 Anthropology
  • Academic career PGRD
  • Course convener
    • Dr Geoffrey Kushnick
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Offered in Summer Session 2019
    First Semester 2019
    Second Semester 2019
    See Future Offerings

This course provides students with an opportunity to undertake detailed study of a chosen original topic situated within the Biological Anthropology sub-field of human biology and/or the health of human populations. In collaboration with the Course Convener, students individually choose one key topic of interest and focus on a program of directed readings and regular discussions around that topic.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:

Upon successful completion of this course, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
  1. identify at least one of the underlying theories of the human biology and/or human health sub-discipline for study;
  2. develop the ability to critically review readings within the chosen topic; and
  3. synthesise information from peer-reviewed literature to review a topic within the chosen sub-discipline of human biology and/or human health.

Indicative Assessment

Brief research proposal, 1000 words (15%) Learning outcome 1
Annotated bibliography, 1500 words (25%)  Learning outcome 2
Final written essay, 3500 words (60%) Learning outcomes 2, 3
  

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Workload

130 hours of total student learning time made up from:
a) 12 hours of contact over 12 weeks: one hour of meetings per week; and
b) 118 hours of independent student research, reading and writing.

Requisite and Incompatibility

You will need to contact the School of Archaeology and Anthropology to request a permission code to enrol in this course.

Fees

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

If you are a domestic graduate coursework or international student you will be required to pay tuition fees. Tuition fees are indexed annually. Further information for domestic and international students about tuition and other fees can be found at Fees.

Student Contribution 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
2019 $3840
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2019 $5460
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings, Dates and Class Summary Links

The list of offerings for future years is indicative only.
Class summaries, if available, can be accessed by clicking on the View link for the relevant class number.

Summer Session

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
1675 01 Jan 2019 18 Jan 2019 18 Jan 2019 31 Mar 2019 In Person N/A

First Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
4210 25 Feb 2019 04 Mar 2019 31 Mar 2019 31 May 2019 In Person View

Second Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
9245 22 Jul 2019 29 Jul 2019 31 Aug 2019 25 Oct 2019 In Person View

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