- Total units 24 Units
- Specialisation code FARP-SPEC
- Academic career Postgraduate
If you have an interest in forensics or palaeopathology and want the skills to match, this program is a real find.
The forensic archaeology and palaeopathology specialisation offers you the broad grounding in theory and techniques you need to pursue original research in this fascinating cross-disciplinary area.
The Master of Archaeological Science with a specialisation in Forensic Archaeology and Palaeopathology can lead to a PhD, or advance your career in a range of forensic sciences, as well as in cultural and environmental resource management, heritage management, forensic science, and materials science and ecotourism.
Learning OutcomesUpon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
- understand the theories, methods and practice of forensic archaeology;
- be able to apply forensic archaeology in the field, laboratory and written form;
- be trained and have experience in undertaking a research project in forensic archaeology
This specialisation requires the completion of 24 units, which must consist of:
6 units from completion of the following course(s):
|ARCH8037||Master Class in Archaeological Science||6|
18 units from completion of the following course(s):
|BIAN6510||Scientific Dating in Archaeology and Palaeoenvironmental Studies||6|
|BIAN6512||Ancient Health & Disease||6|
|BIAN6515||Forensic Anthropology and Archaeology||6|
|BIAN6517||Human Skeletal Analysis||6|
|BIAN8010||Ancient Behaviour: Advanced Topics in Bioarchaeology||6|