University of Lincoln
During this highly specialised postgraduate programme, you will receive training in professional forensic anthropology techniques by experts with practitioner experience in this fascinating field. Forensic anthropology is primarily concerned with the analysis of human remains in a legal context. You will examine the role of the expert witness and presentation of evidence, with a focus on human rights and the role of forensic anthropology in international criminal investigations. Research-informed teaching includes an overseas field course to experience the work of a forensic anthropologist at first hand. Your research project will focus on a specific aspect of forensic anthropology chosen by you. You are encouraged to participate in the vibrant research community within the School of Life Sciences, with opportunities to present your work at conferences and to work collaboratively on projects with colleagues.
A good honours degree in a science subject or related discipline.
Topics of study include: Advanced forensic anthropology; Advanced forensic Biology (option); Disaster victim identification; Forensic anthropolgy and human rights; Forensic anthropology esearch project; Forensic entomology (option); Overseas field course (option); Project preperation; The forensic anthropologist and the law.
The grading system for modules and awards follows the standard regulations for postgraduate taught degrees. The pass mark for each module is 50% or above and the distinction mark is 70% or above. The module mark is awarded based on different assessment methods including coursework, spot tests, oral presentations, and practical activities, including a mass grave simulation. The exact mode of assessment will be specified by the module coordinator in the module handbook given to the students at the start of each module.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 6,680 per Academic year (home fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 14,719 per Academic year (overseas fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 6,680 per Academic year (EU fees)||1 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Lincoln (Main Site)||Lincoln||LN6 7TS||East Midlands|