Taught course

Forensic Archaeology and Crime Scene Investigation

Institution
University of Bradford · Division of Chemical and Forensic Sciences
Qualifications
MScPGDip

Entry requirements

Minimum 2nd class honours or equivalent. Subjects can include archaeology, archaeological science, anthropology, physics, geophysics, ancient history, classics, geology, medicine, geochemistry, chemistry and biology. Those with degrees in other subjects or with appropriate professional qualifications may be admitted initially to the PGDip course.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This course provides graduates from either humanities or science-based academic backgrounds with advanced practical, analytical and interpretative skills in forensic archaeology, allowing both field and laboratory-orientated pathways. It offers extensive practical simulated exercises and training by Police Scientific Support and Scene of Crime Officers. It covers a wide range of topics from taphonomy, survey, and multidisciplinary crime scene investigation to the search, excavation and evidential recovery from crime scenes.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months

PGDip

full time
9 months

Course contact details

Name
PG Admissions Secretary
Email
archsci@bradford.ac.uk
Phone
01274 235534
Fax
01274 235190