- Total units 24 Units
- Minor code FEAR-MIN
- Academic career Undergraduate
The minor in Advanced Forensic and Evolutionary archaeology provides a set of courses that explore the biological and archaeological evidence for the evolution of early hominids and modern human variation. These courses also cover the evidence for ancient health and lifestyle, and the forensic investigation of human remains. Courses cover both the skeletal and cultural remains of earlier human societies.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
- Development of skills in the reconstruction of past human biology and lifestyle.
- Critical appreciation of the skeletal, genetic and archaeological evidence for the physical and cultural evolution of hominids.
- Understanding of the approaches and evidences for forensic investigations in archaeology.
- Familiarity and understanding of the nature of prehistoric and historic health.
This minor requires the completion of 24 units, which must consist of:
24 units from completion of courses from the following list:
ARCH3028 Archaeology of Death and Mortuary Practices
BIAN2015 Human Skeletal Analysis
BIAN2128 Forensic Anthropology and Archaeology
BIAN2130 Ancient Medicine
BIAN3016 Analysis of Mammalian Remains
BIAN3113 Human Evolution
BIAN3124 Evolution and Human Behaviour
BIAN3125 Ancient Health & DiseaseBack to the top