- Code BIAN2128
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by School of Archaeology and Anthropology
- ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
- Course subject Biological Anthropology
- Areas of interest Anthropology, Archaeology, Biological Anthropology, Health, Medicine and the Body, Forensic Anthropology
This is a discipline that has made significant contributions to the resolution of medico-legal issues domestically and internationally. Students will become acquainted with a range of theories and techniques used to identify skeletonised human remains; have an appreciation and understanding of a wide range of factors modifying a body and a crime scene over time; and have a set of skills necessary, and appropriate in terms of the requirements of the Australian medico-legal professions, for the practical management and excavation of a body/crime scene. Numerous 'real-life' case-studies illustrate the theory and ideas presented in this course.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:-
- Meet the stipulated course aims.
- Develop a basic knowledge of the practical skills required for forensic scene management.
- Become familiar and comfortable with a broad sample of scholarship in this disciplinary area.
- Augment their ability to think critically about basic assumptions and conceptual frameworks in this field.
- Develop skills in oral presentations, including debate, and in writing.
Forensic excavation/crime scene management report (50%) [Learning Outcomes 1, 2, 5]
Literature-based research and essay (50%) [Learning Outcomes 1, 3, 4, 5]
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Workload130 hours of total student learning time made up from: a) 36 hours of contact over 12 weeks: 24 hours of lectures and 12 hours of laboratories; and b) 94 hours of independent student research, reading and writing.
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|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|9455||24 Jul 2017||31 Jul 2017||31 Aug 2017||27 Oct 2017||In Person||N/A|