Prospective postgraduates

MSc in Human Osteoarchaeology

Our MSc in Human Osteoarchaeology provides the skills required to understand skeletal biographies and interpret them in their cultural context.

Programme description

This programme gives you the skills to work with human skeletal remains, which are the most direct evidence of past lifeways.

Programme structure

The programme involves two semesters of teaching followed by an individual research project and can be tailored to suit you.


Edinburgh offers an unparalleled combination of resources and expertise for the study of Human Osteoarchaeology.

Postgraduate community

Our postgraduate community is international, making the School the ideal environment for you to share ideas, collaborate on research, gain new perspectives and meet like-minded individuals.

Entry requirements

Information on entry requirements for MSc Human Osteoarchaeology students.

Apply online

You will need to complete an online application which includes a degree certificate, transcripts and other supporting documents.

Scholarships and funding

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Fees and costs

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Find out where your degree can take you.

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