Blending laboratory and field science within a meticulous academic framework, this degree – which will change its title to BSc (Hons) Archaeological, Anthropological and Forensic Sciences for 2019 entry – bridges the disciplines of science and humanities.
The course content will prepare you for a wide range of fascinating career opportunities in archaeology, forensics and other applied sciences.
During your degree, you’ll receive expert-led theoretical and practical training that covers everything from human culture to crime scene science and toxicology. In addition to focusing on forensic science and archaeology you’ll also study social anthropology. In year two and your final year you will have a choice of units to satisfy 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 learnt 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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Next start date:
September 2018, September 2019
Bournemouth University, Talbot Campus
3 years with a 5-week placement, or 4 years with a minimum 30-week placement
This course is recognised by The Chartered Society of Forensic Sciences
A Science or Mathematics subject.
For 2018 entry: 104 - 120 tariff points including a minimum of 2 A levels or equivalent, including 32 points in a required subject. BTEC Extended Diploma: DMM. For more information check out our 2018 entry requirements.