UCL (University College London)

UCL (University College London)

Bioarchaeology and Forensic Anthropology

This course provides students with a foundation in the analysis of human remains, both in archaeological and modern forensic settings. With a solid grounding in skeletal and dental anatomy, students learn about morphological variation, development, methods for biological profiling, human disease and forensic approaches to trauma and taphonomy. The programme is delivered through a combination of lectures, seminars and practical classes.

Entry requirements

A minimum of an upper 2nd Class Honours degree in a relevant subject from a UK university or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard.

Course modules

Core modules: Dental anthropology; forensic anthropology; methodology and issues in bioarchaeology and palaeoepidemiology; morphology and palaeopathology of the human skeleton; variation and evolution of the human skull. Options: Anthropological and archaeological genetics; archaeology of early modern humans; forensic archaeology; forensic geoscience; funerary archaeology; human evolution; palaeoanthropology; zooarchaeology in practice.

Assessment methods

Assessment is through essays, class tests, reports and the dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,285 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 18,670 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,285 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,285 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,285 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,665 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 9,285 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,665 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,665 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,665 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Bloomsbury Campus Camden WC1E 6BT South East

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Key information

Contact: 
Programme Administrator
Telephone number: 
020 7679 7495