Human evolution is the subject of a broad scientific inquiry concerning the emergence of humans as a distinct species. Intriguing fossil and archaeological discoveries, combined with innovative techniques, DNA research and reconstructions of palaeoenvironment are transforming scientists' understanding of our ancient past. 

The course will introduce you to the study of human evolution. You will learn new insights, discoveries, theories, anthropological and archaeological data related with the subject. You will reflect on recent findings which have challenged our existing knowledge of human evolution.

This course is designed as a journey for those who want to understand who we are, where we come from and how we evolved is part of what makes us human.

Throughout the course you will be exposed to the primary data, places and theories that shape our understanding of human evolution.