MSc Anatomy and Advanced Forensic Anthropology


University of Dundee    Centre for Anatomy and Human Identification

Full time September MSc 1 year full time
Anthropology (2) Forensic & Archaeological Sciences (16) Medicine (26)

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Are you fascinated by the mysteries of human remains and their role in forensic investigations? Look no further than our MSc Anatomy and Advanced Forensic Anthropology programme! Join our School of Science and Engineering and delve into the world of forensic anthropology, where you'll learn to analyze human remains for the purpose of establishing identity. Our expert staff, who are experienced forensic practitioners, will guide you in interpreting skeletal remains, producing forensic reports, and understanding their use in legal processes. With access to our extensive skeletal collections and the opportunity to carry out full-body dissections, you'll gain hands-on experience and develop a comprehensive understanding of gross anatomy. To join this exciting programme, you'll need a 2:1 degree (or equivalent) in osteology, physical anthropology, forensic anthropology, anatomy, or a related subject. Alternatively, if you have significant experience in a relevant field, we'll consider your application. With this MSc degree, you'll be equipped to pursue a career as a forensic anthropologist or anatomist, or even continue into academic research. Don't miss out on this unique opportunity - apply now and unlock the secrets of forensic anthropology!

About the course

Learn to analyse human remains for the medico-legal purpose of establishing identity and develop your anatomy skills by carrying out full-body dissections

Anatomy is the study of the structure of the body. It deals with the relationship of organs and tissues at a gross (whole organ) and microscopic (histological) level.

Forensic anthropology is the analysis of human remains. This is done for the medico-legal purpose of establishing identity. It plays a key role in UK and international investigations in cases of inter-personal violence and homicide, repatriation, mass disasters, and war crimes.

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Entry Requirements

A UK Upper Second-Class Honours (2:1) degree
Your degree should be in osteology, physical anthropology, forensic anthropology, anatomy or a related subject. You may also apply if you are able to demonstrate appropriate professional experience.



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