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MA Osteoarchaeology

Course Description


This course provides a grounding in the analytical approaches to human and faunal bone identification, and to the wider social, cultural and economic issues raised through the interpretation of archaeological bone assemblages; students receive training in bone identification, palaeopathology and analysis, and explore the associated intrinsic problems and potential.


Core module: Osteoarchaeology and Palaeopathology in Context Compulsory modules: Human Skeletal Studies; Zooarchaeology; Dissertation Preparation
Typical optional modules: Palaeolithic modules; social archaeology modules; other archaeology or University modules

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Entry Requirements

First- or upper second-class honours degree or equivalent in Archaeology, Anthropology, or related subject. English Language IELTS 6.5, or equivalent in other approved English language test.

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