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Diploma in Forensic Anthropology

At the outset, students will gain knowledge regarding the basic human osteology (study of bones) and anatomical terminology used to describe the human body in the medical and scientific fields.  During the course, students will be introduced to the main scientific instruments and methods used by most forensic anthropologists world-wide and will understand the strengths and limitations of these methods.  By its conclusion, attendees will have a significant understanding of what forensic anthropology can offer the investigative authorities and how the field is developing in future.

Course Overview

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Course Content

Week 1 – Introduction to Forensic Anthropology & Human Identification

Week 2 – Human Osteology – I

Week 3 – Human Osteology – II

Week 4 – Bone Development and Disease

Week 5 – Human Remains Analysis – I

Week 6 – Human Remains Analysis – II

Week 7 – Forensic Anthropology – I

Week 8 – Forensic Anthropology – II

Week 9 – Osteology in Archaeology

Week 10 – Preserved Human Remains

 

Assessment

A pass grade on the written assignment will be required for awarding the Diploma.

The assignment/project must be handed in on the due date unless a sound reason for lateness is provided. In such instances, an extension may be awarded at the discretion of the lecturer.

 

Why City Colleges

  • Courses for students who are passionate about their subject, delivered by leaders in their field.
  • Live lectures which are also streamed live on Moodle and recorded for review
  • City centre location in South Great George’s Street, convenient for bus, LUAS, DART
  • Southside Dublin, Ireland location
  • Study rooms and library in our City Centre location in Dublin, Ireland
  • Limited class size
  • Parking