Human Osteology and Palaeopathology, M.Sc. | University of Bradford | Bradford, United Kingdom
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Human Osteology and Palaeopathology

12 months
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25389 GBP/year
9698 GBP/year
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About

This Human Osteology and Palaeopathology program at University of Bradford emphasises the study of archaeological human remains within their funerary context.

Overview

The Human Osteology and Palaeopathology program at University of Bradford builds upon the School's extensive research in human osteology and palaeopathology and related research expertise in field archaeology, archaeozoology, molecular archaeology and archaeological biogeochemistry.

The course strongly emphasises the integration of biological and archaeological evidence to address problem-orientated research themes and the application of scientific methods to unravelling the human past.

It provides advanced instruction in the identification and analysis of human remains, the techniques and methods applied to understanding human skeletal morphological variation, and the means by which to assess pathological conditions affecting the skeleton.

Career prospects

Career destinations after the MSc Human Osteology and Palaeopathology have included:

  • Lecturers, teaching assistants and post-doctoral researchers at universities in the UK and overseas
  • Osteologists and archaeologists working in commercial archaeology
  • Research, curatorial and education staff in museums
  • Other professional careers

Accreditation

  • The course provides access to our world renowned collection of reference material (The Bradford Human Remains Collection), hands-on experience in the School's laboratories, and a substantial individual research dissertation.
  • Studentships from the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) are available on this course.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Analysis of Human Remains
  • Musculo-skeletal and Comparative Anatomy
  • Palaeopathology
  • Professional Development
  • Archaeometry
  • Grave Concerns: Investigating the Archaeology of Death and Burial

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • 2:2 or above in Archaeology, Anthropology or another suitable subject (for example Forensic Science, Medical Science).
  • Students will normally have a minimum of one GCSE in mathematics.
  • Other relevant qualifications will be considered.
  • For North American students a GPA of at least 2.5 on a scale of 4.0 is required, or an equivalent.
  • Admissions are made on the basis of demonstrated ability, qualifications, experience, references, and, occasionally, interviews.

Tuition Fee

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    25389 GBP/year
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  • National

    9698 GBP/year
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    Based on the tuition of 9698 GBP per year during 12 months.

Part time

  • Home: £4,849

Living costs for Bradford

713 - 1353 GBP /month
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Scholarships Information

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7000 GBP
Deadline
Anytime
EU Student Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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University of Bradford
Bradford, United Kingdom
Provided by university
Grant
5000 GBP
Deadline
Anytime
MERO Scholarship (for Middle East, North Africa, South Asia & South East Asia)
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University of Bradford
Bradford, United Kingdom
Provided by university
Grant
4000 GBP
Deadline
Anytime
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University of Bradford
Bradford, United Kingdom
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Grant
3500 GBP
Deadline
Not specified
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Bradford, United Kingdom
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Grant
3500 GBP
Deadline
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University of Bradford
Bradford, United Kingdom
Provided by university
Grant
2000 GBP
Deadline
Not specified
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Bradford, United Kingdom
Provided by university
Grant
5000 GBP
Deadline
Not specified
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Bradford, United Kingdom
Provided by university
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Anytime
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Merit-based

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Bradford, United Kingdom
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
07 Nov 2024
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Independent provider
Grant
15000 USD
Deadline
31 Aug 2024
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Various benefits
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Grant
8000 GBP
Deadline
Not specified
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Get-Scholarship
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Independent provider
Grant
3000 GBP
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Independent provider
Grant
3000 GBP
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Independent provider
Grant
7000 USD
Deadline
31 Aug 2024
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Grant
1000000 INR
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Grant
3500 USD
Deadline
15 Nov 2024
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1652 GBP
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1000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
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Various benefits
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Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
14 Oct 2024
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Various benefits
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Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
01 Oct 2024
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Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
01 Dec 2024
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500 GBP
Deadline
31 Aug 2024
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Various benefits
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31 Dec 2024
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Various benefits
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25000 USD
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20 Sep 2024
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7000 USD
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24 Apr 2025
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5000 USD
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25 Aug 2024
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5000 CAD
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31 Dec 2024
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90000 AUD
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Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
31 Dec 2025
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12000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
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10000 USD
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31 Jul 2024
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8000 EUR
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3500 USD
Deadline
15 Nov 2024
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3000 USD
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2000 USD
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31 Jul 2024
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2000 USD
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20 Aug 2024
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1000 USD
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10 Dec 2024
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