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Human Osteology and Palaeopathology - MSc/PGDip


University of Bradford    Faculty of Life Sciences

Full time & Part time September MSc, PGDip 1 year full time, 2 years part time

About the course

This course emphasises the study of archaeological human remains within their funerary context.

It builds upon the School's extensive research in human osteology and palaeopathology and related research expertise in field archaeology, archaeozoology, molecular archaeology and archaeological biogeochemistry.

The course strongly emphasises the integration of biological and archaeological evidence to address problem-orientated research themes and the application of scientific methods to unravelling the human past.

It provides advanced instruction in the identification and analysis of human remains, the techniques and methods applied to understanding human skeletal morphological variation, and the means by which to assess pathological conditions affecting the skeleton.

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Entry Requirements

2:2 or above in Archaeology, Anthropology or another suitable subject (for example Forensic Science, Medical Science).

Students will normally have a minimum of one GCSE in mathematics.

Other relevant qualifications will be considered.

For North American students a GPA of at least 2.5 on a scale of 4.0 is required, or an equivalent.

Admissions are made on the basis of demonstrated ability, qualifications, experience, references, and, occasionally, interviews.


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Scholarships

Master's Studentship Award for a student starting their course in September 2019.

The award, linked to the AHRC Heritage Consortium, will provide funding to a high quality applicant. The funding will allow you to focus on developing high level skills and competencies for research and professional practice, particularly aimed at the Heritage sector.

The studentship is for a full-time student for one of the following Master's courses at the University of Bradford:

MA in Archaeology & Identity
MSc in Archaeological Sciences
MSc in Human Osteology and Palaeopathology
MSc in Forensic Archaeology and Crime Scene Investigation
MSc in Landscape Archaeology and Digital Heritage

Value of Scholarship(s)

£8,933*

Eligibility

To be considered for the studentship you must have a minimum of an upper second class honours degree or above.

The award is aligned to standard wording in the AHRC student funding guide. Students from EU countries other than the UK would be restricted to tuition fees only and no maintenance award. Non-EU students are not eligible for this funding.

Please note, in order to be considered for a studentship you must first apply to the University for admission to an appropriate programme of study.

Application Procedure

https://www.bradford.ac.uk/scholarships/info/ahrc-heritage-consortium-masters-scholarship-2020


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The studentship is for a full-time student for one of the following Master's courses at the University of Bradford:

MA in Archaeology & Identity
MSc in Archaeological Sciences
MSc in Human Osteology and Palaeopathology
MSc in Forensic Archaeology and Crime Scene Investigation
MSc in Landscape Archaeology and Digital Heritage

Value of Scholarship(s)

£8,933*

Eligibility

This award is open to a range of topics in line with the research and teaching of the School. It is expected that applicants will demonstrate a high level of research potential.

Application Procedure

https://www.bradford.ac.uk/scholarships/info/arch-endowed-scholarship-2020


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The University is pleased to be offering a specific suite of scholarships to nationals from Sub-Saharan Africa starting this academic year.

This award is for self-funding, international fee paying students who are nationals of either Nigeria, Kenya Botswana, Uganda or South Africa. This scholarship is available for all students who meet eligibility criteria.

Students on discounted partnership programmes are not entitled to this scholarship.

Only new students will be awarded the scholarship

Applicable courses
All full-time courses based at the University of Bradford (excluding MBA, distance learning and external).

Eligible countries
Botswana
Kenya
Nigeria
South Africa
Uganda

Payment amount & frequency
All students from Nigeria, Kenya and Botswana will be awarded a £5000 scholarship as a fee reduction. All students from Uganda and South Africa will be awarded a £4000 scholarship as a fee reduction. The scholarship will be paid in subsequent years if progressing with an average of 60% or above.

How to apply
These scholarships are automatically processed and no separate application is required.

These scholarships are not paid in addition to the international academic scholarship.

Please note that students can only receive one scholarship or discount so students who are eligible for more than 1 award will be given the award of the highest value.

Value of Scholarship(s)

£4000-£5000

Eligibility

The University is pleased to be offering a specific suite of scholarships to nationals from Sub-Saharan Africa starting this academic year.

This award is for self-funding, international fee paying students who are nationals of either Nigeria, Kenya Botswana, Uganda or South Africa. This scholarship is available for all students who meet eligibility criteria.

Students on discounted partnership programmes are not entitled to this scholarship.

Application Procedure

How to apply
These scholarships are automatically processed and no separate application is required.

These scholarships are not paid in addition to the international academic scholarship.

Please note that students can only receive one scholarship or discount so students who are eligible for more than 1 award will be given the award of the highest value.


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