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University of Dundee

Forensic Art and Facial Identification (MSc)

This course provides training and expertise at the cutting-edge of the forensic art profession. It supports transition from undergraduate study to professional practice in contemporary forensics.

Entry requirements

First or upper second class honours degree in Art/Design or related forensic/anatomical science. All applicants must provide evidence of artwork, in the form of a portfolio on CD, which you should submit with your application. Relevant professional experience will be taken into account if you have no graduate qualifications. Please check our website for English language requirements.

Course modules

Modules include: anatomy: head and neck; post cranial; life art; digital media practice; research training; forensic facial imaging, analysis and comparison; forensic art; medical-legal ethics; dissertation and exhibition resulting from a self-directed project undertaken either at the university or as a placement.

Assessment methods

A variety of assessment methods are employed, including anatomy spot-tests; oral and visual presentations; portfolio assessment of 2-dimensional and 3-dimensional image acquisition and of artwork; written coursework and examination, such as forensic case reports.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,200 per Year 1 (EU) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,200 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 15,950 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,200 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,200 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,200 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2017 - 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Dundee City Campus Dundee DD1 4HN Scotland

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Key information

Contact: 
Postgraduate Admissions
Telephone number: 
01382 383838