Graduate School

Taught MSc in Forensic Anthropology

Find out more about our masters in Forensic Anthropology.

Scholarships and funding opportunities

The University offers a range of funding opportunities for masters students. This includes a number of awards for UK, EU ​and Overseas students studying a masters programme within the School of History, Classics & Archaeology.

Funding for taught masters programmes


About this programme

Forensic Anthropology focuses on the identification, analysis and interpretation of human osseous materials recovered from forensic contexts, whether crime scenes, war graves, or mass disasters.

Programme details

The fascinating legal and scientific aspects of this course complement rigorous forensic training that can be used in a variety of careers.

Apply for this degree

Online application is available for all postgraduate degrees.

Deposit requirements and payment information

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Facilities and community

Students on the Forensic Anthropology programme will be part of an active and growing osteological community, who originate from many parts of the world, housed in new laboratories and teaching rooms.


Many people who take the Forensic Anthropology MSc do so to gain the necessary osteological knowledge to allow them to embark upon a PhD involving human remains. Others take the MSc to enable them to work in mainstream forensics.