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University of Dundee

Forensic Archaeology and Anthropology (MSc)

Our course provides students with training in dedicated laboratory areas. Students have exclusive access to the unique skeletal collections in the Centre for Anatomy and Human Identification (CAHID). Applicants develop the skills and knowledge required by those who undertake searches for missing people and will be involved in the recovery of remains from clandestine burials. Students also gain the skills required to present evidence as an expert witness in court.

Entry requirements

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

Course modules

Modules: forensic human osteology; trauma and taphonomy; forensic archaeology 1; disaster victim identification; forensic human identification; forensic archaeology 2; forensic science and the law; research project.

Assessment methods

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

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 15,950 per Year 1 (EU) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 15,950 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 15,950 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 15,950 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 15,950 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: 
Admissions Enquiries
Telephone number: 
01382 383838