Human Osteology and Funerary Archaeology, M.Sc. | University of Sheffield | Sheffield, United Kingdom
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Human Osteology and Funerary Archaeology

12 months
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24400 GBP/year
10800 GBP/year
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About

Receive advanced training in the analysis of human skeletal remains through practical lab-based tuition. We offer a master degree in Human Osteology and Funerary Archaeology at University of Sheffield.  

Overview

Working in labs, you’ll get advanced training in the analysis of human remains. Through dissection, you’ll gain a detailed understanding of skeletal and soft tissue anatomy. Lectures in funerary archaeology put the subject in context.

Key Features 

  • As a member of a vibrant research community, you will also develop core skills in research project development and statistical data analysis. 
  • You’ll put these skills to work over the summer on an original, independent research project.   
  • Graduates from this Human Osteology and Funerary Archaeology course at University of Sheffield have pursued careers in academia, commercial archaeology, heritage management and museums. Many go on to PhDs.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 
  • Research Design: Planning, Execution and Presentation
  • Biological Anthropology 
  • Dissertation
  • Dissertation (Journal Paper Style)
  • Funerary Archaeology
  • Quantitative methods in anthropology and archaeology
  • Human Anatomy 

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
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Usually a minimum 2:1 honours degree in an arts, humanities or science subject. But your interest in and understanding of archaeology is more important than what you studied at undergraduate level 
  • Overall IELTS score of 6.5 with a minimum of 5.5 in each component, or equivalent.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    24400 GBP/year
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    Based on the tuition of 24400 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    10800 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10800 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Sheffield

555 - 977 GBP /month
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Funding

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