M.Res. On Campus

Forensic Anthropology and Bioarchaeology

12 months
12500 GBP/year
7950 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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The Forensic Anthropology and Bioarchaeology MRes programme offered at Wrexham Glyndwr University has been designed to serve graduates wanting to embark on a research degree focusing on the search, recovery or identification of human remains and factors influencing these aspects.


The Forensic Anthropology and Bioarchaeology MRes programme offered at Wrexham Glyndwr University equips graduates with the skills and subject-specific knowledge needed to pursue either a research-based career in a variety of academic disciplines or a fieldwork career in commercial or forensic archaeology & anthropology. The programme focuses on field and lab-based practical, analytical and research skills, and provides ideal training for students who want to work in industry, or subsequently wish to move onto a PhD programme, or who simply wish to undertake a more significant and flexible amount of research at the Masters level.

Career opportunities

Graduates of this programme could go on to work in:

  • Forensic Anthropology
  • Bioarchaeology
  • Human Osteology
  • Forensic & Crime Scene Science
  • Commercial Archaeology
  • Humanitarian Work
  • Museums & Heritage
  • Research Scientist
  • Laboratory Technician
  • Education

Or investigate further research opportunities such as PhD Study.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Research Skills
  • Human Osteology
  • Negotiated Learning
  • Professional Practice & Placement
  • Dissertation: Research Project

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

Hold one of the following prior to commencement of the Programme:

  • An initial honours degree of Glyndwr University or another approved degree awarding body with a minimum of 2:2 honours degree which has a significant content of Forensic Science, Crime, Archaeology, Anthropology or Biology.
  • Equivalent qualifications of another overseas country which are deemed satisfactory by the programme team.

A non-graduate can be admitted for candidature provided that:

  • A non-graduate qualification, which the University deems to be of a satisfactory standard for the purpose of post-graduate admission.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    12500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12500 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    7950 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7950 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Wrexham

500 - 800 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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