Liverpool John Moores University

Liverpool John Moores University


Bioarchaeology is an exciting and fast-moving interdisciplinary field which combines archaeology with the natural sciences to discover how ancient populations lived. Study for this Masters in Bioarchaeology at Liverpool John Moores University and gain hands-on experience of archaeology excavations at the Poulton Project, carry out novel research and discover new laboratory techniques. - Complete this Masters degree in one year (full-time) - Gain a broad-based foundation in the field of Bioarchaeology, combining theoretical knowledge and hands-on applied learning at the cutting edge of Bioarchaeology - Benefit from world-leading, specialist teaching in dental anthropology, ancient DNA and virtual methods in bioarchaeology, with lectures and practical sessions delivered by specialists in their field - Learn from our academic team of internationally recognised experts who are active in research - both in the UK and abroad - through our Research Centre in Evolutionary Anthropology and Palaeoecology - Study in some of the best-equipped specialist laboratory settings in the country, featuring extensive human skeletal collections and well-equipped research laboratories - Look forward to excellent employment prospects in a wide range of disciplines

Course modules

You will study the following modules: - Archaeological Science and Ancient DNA - Dental Anthropology - Advanced Osteology and Skeletal Pathology - Virtual Methods and Topics In Bioarchaeology - Research Methods - Archaeological Field Skills (to include two week practice component) - Research Project Modules are designated as core or option in accordance with professional body requirements and internal Academic Framework review, so may be subject to change. Students will be required to undertake modules that the University designates as core and will have a choice of designated option modules. Additionally, option modules may be offered subject to meeting minimum student numbers. Please see the programme specification document for further details on this course.

Assessment methods

You will complete oral presentations, poster presentations, a portfolio, dissertation, project reports and grant proposal assessments. The Master's dissertation project comprises 1/3 of the total number of assessment credits within the programme.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2018 GBP 6,500 per Year 1 (Home/EU) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2018 GBP 14,450 per Year 1 (International) 1 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Liverpool John Moores University L2 2QP North West

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