MSc Research Project Dissertation module (CA53006)

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In this module, you will undertake your dissertation research project. This module offers you the opportunity to carry out a project (literature review, practical or grant proposal) on your own, with the guidance and advice of one of our members of staff as a supervisor.

You will further develop your critical analytical skills, producing a piece of work that shows your understanding of the state-of-art of your chosen topic. This module will help you to further develop your writing and independent research skills.

You will be encouraged to explore different topics. CAHID staff have significant experience in many areas related to forensic human identification, including:

  • juvenile osteology
  • age assessment
  • assessment of sexual dimorphism and ancestry
  • biometric systems
  • skeletal pathology and trauma
  • virtual anthropology
  • bone histomorphometry

Other areas related to forensic human identification can be also explored.


This module is available on following courses: