University of Central Lancashire
The programme is designed to enable graduate students to develop skills in a variety of areas, which concern the processing, analysis and identification of human remains; the course provides intensive training in: developmental anatomy and osteology; forensic anthropology methods and theory; forensic taphonomy in theory and practice; crime scene investigation and the law; research methods and expert witness and presentation skills; students graduating from this course will be well placed to undertake further research at the doctoral level; take up jobs in forensic anthropology laboratories; or to participate in human remains excavations; the course comprises 2 semesters of coursework and 1 semester of an original research project; it is taught as a combination of lectures; practicals and self directed study.
1st or upper 2nd Class Honours degree in a related field (e.g. biomedical sciences; biology; forensic science; archaeology).
Modules include: Developmental anatomy; forensic anthropology; research methods; forensic taphonomy; CSI and the anthropologist; expert witness; dissertation research project (triple module).
Assessment is based on a combination of coursework and examination and includes an MSc dissertation project; students are encouraged to present their research findings at international meetings.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 10,450 per Academic year (overseas fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 6,000 per Academic year (home fees)||1 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Preston Campus||Preston||PR1 2HE||North West|