Bournemouth University

Archaeology, Anthropology, Forensic Sciences and Life and Environmental Sciences

There are varied and exciting research opportunities in the fields of archaeology, anthropology, forensic sciences, and life & environmental sciences. A Master's by Research (MRes) allows you to explore a specific research question that interests you and by undertaking this degree within our Faculty of Science & Technology your research project will be developed in collaboration with our academic University staff who will provide you with specialist knowledge and supervisory input, while accessing BU's technical facilties and information resources. You can apply for an MRes in the following subject areas:; aquatic sciences; archaeological science (especially materials and geophysical remote sensing); archaeology of human origins; bioarchaeology / zooarchaeology / biological anthropology; biodiversity conservation; biogeography; biology; ecology and ecosystem services; environmental sciences; forensic archaeology and the application of anthropology for forensic purposes; funerary archaeology; genetics: translational genetics; environmental and evolutionary genetics; geography; heritage management; landscape and environmental archaeology; maritime archaeology; molecular cell biology; prehistoric and historic societies; primatology.

Entry requirements

An Honours degree at 2:1 or higher. If English is not your first language you'll need IELTS 6.5 (Academic) or above.

Assessment methods

Research project.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MRes Full-time January 2017 GBP 12,500 per Whole course (International) 2 years
MRes Full-time January 2017 GBP 4,075 per Whole course (Scotland) 2 years
MRes Part-time January 2017 GBP 4,075 per Whole course (EU) 2 years
MRes Full-time January 2017 GBP 4,075 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MRes Full-time January 2017 GBP 4,075 per Whole course (Wales) 2 years
MRes Part-time January 2017 GBP 4,075 per Whole course (England) 2 years
MRes Full-time January 2017 GBP 4,075 per Whole course (Scotland) 2 years
MRes Part-time January 2017 GBP 12,500 per Whole course (International) 2 years
MRes Full-time January 2017 GBP 4,075 per Whole course (Wales) 2 years
MRes Part-time January 2017 GBP 4,075 per Whole course (EU) 2 years
MRes Part-time January 2017 GBP 4,075 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MRes Part-time January 2017 GBP 4,075 per Whole course (England) 2 years
MRes Part-time January 2017 GBP 4,075 per Whole course (Scotland) 2 years
MRes Part-time January 2017 GBP 12,500 per Whole course (International) 2 years
MRes Part-time January 2017 GBP 4,075 per Whole course (Wales) 2 years
MRes Part-time January 2017 GBP 4,075 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MRes Full-time January 2017 GBP 4,075 per Whole course (EU) 2 years
MRes Part-time January 2017 GBP 4,075 per Whole course (Scotland) 2 years
MRes Full-time January 2017 GBP 4,075 per Whole course (England) 2 years
MRes Part-time January 2017 GBP 4,075 per Whole course (Wales) 2 years
MRes Full-time January 2017 GBP 4,075 per Whole course (EU) 2 years
MRes Full-time January 2017 GBP 12,500 per Whole course (International) 2 years
MRes Full-time January 2017 GBP 4,075 per Whole course (England) 2 years
MRes Full-time January 2017 GBP 4,075 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MRes Part-time April 2017 GBP 4,075 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MRes Full-time April 2017 GBP 4,075 per Whole course (Scotland) 2 years
MRes Part-time April 2017 GBP 12,500 per Whole course (International) 2 years
MRes Part-time April 2017 GBP 4,075 per Whole course (Scotland) 2 years
MRes Full-time April 2017 GBP 4,075 per Whole course (Wales) 2 years
MRes Part-time April 2017 GBP 4,075 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MRes Part-time April 2017 GBP 4,075 per Whole course (Wales) 2 years
MRes Part-time April 2017 GBP 4,075 per Whole course (Scotland) 2 years
MRes Part-time April 2017 GBP 4,075 per Whole course (Wales) 2 years
MRes Full-time April 2017 GBP 4,075 per Whole course (EU) 2 years
MRes Full-time April 2017 GBP 4,075 per Whole course (England) 2 years
MRes Full-time April 2017 GBP 4,075 per Whole course (EU) 2 years
MRes Full-time April 2017 GBP 12,500 per Whole course (International) 2 years
MRes Part-time April 2017 GBP 4,075 per Whole course (EU) 2 years
MRes Full-time April 2017 GBP 4,075 per Whole course (England) 2 years
MRes Full-time April 2017 GBP 4,075 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MRes Part-time April 2017 GBP 4,075 per Whole course (England) 2 years
MRes Full-time April 2017 GBP 12,500 per Whole course (International) 2 years
MRes Full-time April 2017 GBP 4,075 per Whole course (Scotland) 2 years
MRes Part-time April 2017 GBP 4,075 per Whole course (EU) 2 years
MRes Part-time April 2017 GBP 12,500 per Whole course (International) 2 years
MRes Full-time April 2017 GBP 4,075 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MRes Full-time April 2017 GBP 4,075 per Whole course (Wales) 2 years
MRes Part-time April 2017 GBP 4,075 per Whole course (England) 2 years
MRes Part-time September 2017 GBP 4,200 per Whole course (England) 2 years
MRes Part-time September 2017 GBP 13,500 per Whole course (International) 2 years
MRes Full-time September 2017 GBP 4,200 per Whole course (EU) 2 years
MRes Part-time September 2017 GBP 4,200 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MRes Full-time September 2017 GBP 4,200 per Whole course (EU) 2 years
MRes Full-time September 2017 GBP 4,200 per Whole course (England) 2 years
MRes Part-time September 2017 GBP 4,200 per Whole course (Scotland) 2 years
MRes Full-time September 2017 GBP 4,200 per Whole course (England) 2 years
MRes Part-time September 2017 GBP 4,200 per Whole course (EU) 2 years
MRes Full-time September 2017 GBP 13,500 per Whole course (International) 2 years
MRes Part-time September 2017 GBP 4,200 per Whole course (Wales) 2 years
MRes Full-time September 2017 GBP 13,500 per Whole course (International) 2 years
MRes Part-time September 2017 GBP 4,200 per Whole course (England) 2 years
MRes Full-time September 2017 GBP 4,200 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MRes Full-time September 2017 GBP 4,200 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MRes Part-time September 2017 GBP 13,500 per Whole course (International) 2 years
MRes Full-time September 2017 GBP 4,200 per Whole course (Scotland) 2 years
MRes Full-time September 2017 GBP 4,200 per Whole course (Scotland) 2 years
MRes Part-time September 2017 GBP 4,200 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MRes Full-time September 2017 GBP 4,200 per Whole course (Wales) 2 years
MRes Full-time September 2017 GBP 4,200 per Whole course (Wales) 2 years
MRes Part-time September 2017 GBP 4,200 per Whole course (Scotland) 2 years
MRes Part-time September 2017 GBP 4,200 per Whole course (Wales) 2 years
MRes Part-time September 2017 GBP 4,200 per Whole course (EU) 2 years

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