• Offered by School of Archaeology and Anthropology
  • ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
  • Course subject Biological Anthropology
  • Academic career UGRD
  • Course convener
    • Dr Geoff Kushnick
    • Dr Katharine Balolia
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Offered in First Semester 2021
    Second Semester 2021
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Conduct of an agreed program of prescribed readings and research on a defined topic or case study in biological anthropology.

Learning Outcomes

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

Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:

  1. Develop and demonstrate the knowledge and skills required to pursue investigation of a research topic relevant to biological anthropology
  2. Work with an academic supervisor and respond appropriately to his/her guidance in the conduct of their research
  3. Synthesise relevant knowledge gained from the literature and from any original data collected
  4. Communicate the fruits of what they have learnt in oral and/or written formats

Indicative Assessment

Annotated bibliography (25%) [Learning Outcomes 1-2]

Essay (25%) [Learning Outcomes 3, 4]

Final project report (oral and/or written as negotiated) (50%) [Learning Outcomes 1-4]

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Workload

130 hours of total student learning time made up from:
a) 12 hours of supervisor meetings over 12 weeks; 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.  

Commonwealth Support (CSP) Students
If you 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). More information about your student contribution amount for each course at Fees

Student Contribution Band:
2
Unit value:
6 units

If you are a domestic graduate coursework student with a Domestic Tuition Fee (DTF) place or international student you will be required to pay course tuition fees (see below). Course tuition fees are indexed annually. Further information for domestic and international students about tuition and other fees can be found 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
2021 $4110
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2021 $5880
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.

First Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
2004 22 Feb 2021 01 Mar 2021 31 Mar 2021 28 May 2021 In Person N/A

Second Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
5004 26 Jul 2021 02 Aug 2021 31 Aug 2021 29 Oct 2021 In Person N/A

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