Online Module AN353 Forensic Anthropology - Maynooth University Students

75 eur
Mon Jun 8, 12:00 AM - Fri Jun 12, 11:59 PM (BST)

AN353 is only open to 3rd year Maynooth University students.

This one week online credited program teaches students how to excavate and assess human remains. Taught from the surroundings of the Irish National Heritage Park (see here) the Dead Men Do Tell Tales course is designed for students from a variety of academic backgrounds with an interest in osteoarchaeology and physical/forensic anthropology.

AN353 is only open to 3rd year Maynooth University students.

Students will gain insight into key archaeological field skills and have the opportunity to analyse archaeological skeletal remains during interactive web-delivered laboratory sessions. Topics covered during lab sessions include: human and comparative osteology; determining sex, approximate age-at-death, living stature, identifying palaeopathological conditions and understanding how these techniques are used in archaeological and forensic contexts. The course is delivered by some of the foremost archaeological and bioarchaeological experts in Ireland.

Academic Credit: 7.5 ECTS (equivalent to 3-4 US semester credits)

Your program price includes the following:

  • All tuition and instruction
  • An e-learning pack
  • A virtual field trip(s) and
  • An academic transcript

If you require any further information please contact me at

Dr Denis Shine


Dr Stephen Mandal


Dr. Linda Lynch

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