Archaeological, Anthropological & Forensic Sciences (BSc (Hons))

Bournemouth University the United Kingdom

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The award
BSc (Hons)

How long you will study
3 - 4 years

Domestic course fees
GBP 9250 per year

How you will study
full-time

Course starts
September

International course fees
GBP 13750 per year

All study options

About Archaeological, Anthropological & Forensic Sciences at Bournemouth University

Blending laboratory and field science within a meticulous academic framework, this dual focus degree bridges the disciplines of science and humanities; delivering a course that will prepare you for a wide range of fascinating career opportunities in archaeology, forensics and other applied sciences.

You'll receive expert-led theoretical and practical training that covers everything from crime scene science to toxicology, from chemistry to molecular biology, and in addition to focusing on forensic science and archaeology; you’ll also delve into the subjects of anthropology, and genocide investigation. What’s more, in years two and three/four, you can select some of the units you study based on your own personal interests and career ambitions.

To improve your employability prospects once you graduate, the course includes a five or 30-week period in placement (depending on the length of the degree you choose). Not only will this reinforce what you’ve leant in our state-of-the-art labs and facilities, but you could also build an invaluable network of professional contacts, and secure real world work experience that will critically enhance your CV. To add to your professional portfolio, this degree is recognised by the Chartered Society of Forensic Sciences.

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Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardBSc (Hons)How you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study3 - 4 years
    Course startsSeptemberDomestic course feesGBP 9250 per yearInternational course feesGBP 13750 per year

Notes about fees for this course

For fees and funding information, please visit www.bournemouth.ac.uk/ug-funding

Entry requirements

The entry requirements for this course are 104 - 120 UCAS tariff points including 2 A-levels or equivalent. BTEC Extended Diploma: DMM. We will consider all subjects but not accept General Studies (unless accompanied by 2 A Levels or equivalent in appropriate subjects).

For September 2019 entry: If English is not your first language you'll need IELTS (Academic) 6.5 with minimum 5.5 in each of the 4 components, or equivalent.

For September 2020 entry: If English is not your first language you'll need IELTS (Academic) 6.0 with a minimum of 6.0 in either reading or writing and 5.5 in all other components, or equivalent.

 

 

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