University of Dundee

University of Dundee

Forensic Anthropology (MSc)

The course is designed to equip students with the skills necessary for the analysis and identification of human skeletal remains. It is designed for students who already hold a degree in a relevant biomedical science and wish to pursue further study in forensic anthropology.

Entry requirements

MSc: An honours degree at 2:1 or above (or equivalent) in a relevant biomedical science, or an ability to demonstrate considerable experience in a relevant field. Please check our website for English language requirements.

Course modules

Forensic osteology; peri and post mortem processes; disaster victim identification training; research methods; forensic human identification; forensic science and the law; developmental juvenile osteology; research project.

Assessment methods

Assessments will take the form of in-course essays, paper appraisal and presentation exercises in addition to final degree examinations and MSc research dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2019 - 12 Months

Campus details

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

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