University of Bradford
Human Osteology and Palaeopathology
The course covers integration of biological and archaeological evidence to address problem orientated research themes and the application of scientific methods to unravelling the human past; students study the identification and analysis of human remains, the techniques and methods applied to understanding human skeletal morphological variation, and the means by which to assess pathological conditions affecting the skeleton.
2.1 or above in Archaeology, Anthropology or another suitable subject (e.g. Forensic Science, Medical Science); students will normally have a minimum of 1 GCSE in mathematics; for North American students a GPA of at least 3.0 on a scale of 4.0 is required, or an equivalent; admissions are made on the basis of demonstrated ability, qualifications, experience, references, and, occassionally, interviews. IELTS at 6.0 or the equivalent.
All years: Archaeology of human remains; introduction to archaeozoology; maths and quantitative methods; musculoskeletal anatomy; palaeopathology; research skills; chemistry of human remains; funerary archaeology; topics in archaeometry; dissertation.
Studentships may be available from NERC (applications via department)
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 5,400 per Academic year (home fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 14,580 per Academic year (overseas fees)||1 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|University of Bradford||Bradford||BD7 1DP||Yorkshire and the Humber|
Faculty of Life Sciences Postgraduate Admissions Administrator (Master's courses)