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.
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
A pass grade on the written assignment will be required for awarding of 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.
(€1,095 if paying in instalments)
Online course: €895
(€995 if paying in instalments)
If paying in instalments by direct debit, the deposit to book a place is €150 and the balance is split into three equal monthly payments.
Non-EU students: Call +353 1 4160034
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 location in Dundrum
- Study rooms and library in our City Centre location
- Limited class size