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Cranfield University

Forensic Archaeology and Anthropology

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Rank: 5 (UKEAS)

Location: Shrivenham


Study mode full-time

Degree: Masters

Start Date: 2021/09/01

Duration: 12 months

Intl fees: £20500

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This course is designed to give a broad introduction to the subject, rapidly advancing into the understanding of cutting-edge research and the latest methodologies. The course is highly practical and hands-on, aiming to produce forensic experts capable of giving expert witness testimonies in a courtroom situation and elsewhere. The course consists of a two-week period of introductory studies followed by academic instruction in modular form. Most modules are of five days' duration, interspersed with weeks devoted to private study and visits to forensic science establishments. The Forensic Archaeology and Anthropology MSc is part of the Forensic MSc Programme which has been formally accredited by the Forensic Science Society.


Entry requirements

1st or 2nd Class Honours degree or equivalent in archaeology, forensics or scientific discipline, or the professional equivalent. If you are an international student you will need to provide evidence that you have achieved a satisfactory test result in an English qualification. The minimum standard expected from a number of accepted courses are as follows: IELTS - 7; TOEFL - 100; Pearson PTE Academic - 68; Cambridge English Scale - 190; Cambridge English: Advanced with a minimum of Grade A; Cambridge English: Proficiency with a minimum of Grade B.

Language qualifications

IELTS: 6.5 (6.5 overall)

Notice: This is the default IELTS grade for Cranfield University.

Professional bodies

  • Forensic Science Society

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