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The University of Bradford

This degree explores how archaeological techniques and the analysis of human remains are used in a forensic (medico-legal) context.

You will gain a full grounding in archaeological excavation, surveying and recording of crime scenes.

In addition, you will also learn about human anatomy and anthropological analysis of human remains, including age, sex, ancestry assessment and the analysis and interpretation of trauma.

Specialist modules will allow you to understand how scientific techniques are used to build up a biological profile of unidentified remains; processes of decomposition (and preservation) of human tissues and associated materials; trauma analysis; and forensic identification of living people.

You’ll also gain an understanding of scientific principles and how data should be presented in a legal context.

Social Anthropology
Biological Anthropology ✔️
Material Culture/Archaeology ✔️
Entry Requirements BBC / 112 UCAS tariff points
Preferred Subjects At least one science subject including geology, psychology, maths, anthropology, archaeology
Single Honours?No
Joint Honours?BSc (Hons) Forensic Archaeology and Anthropology
Part-time option?No
Contact https://your.bradford.ac.uk/form/UGEnquiryForm2020