Forensic anthropology 315

Module code ANA 315
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Health Sciences
Module content

Introduction to forensic anthropology, detection of graves, excavation of graves, human vs. animal bone, forensic entomology, osteometry, cranial and post-cranial measurements, non-metric features of the skeleton, age determination, sex determination, race determination, ante-mortem stature, dental analysis, osteopathology, factors of individualisation, measurements of the face, introduction to face mapping and skull-photo superimposition, legal aspects. NOTE: This module is not open to all students and may only be taken by BSc (Medical Sciences) students.

Module credits 18.00
NQF Level 07
Service modules Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences
Prerequisites ANA 122, ANA 215; Only for BSc (Medical Sciences) students.
Contact time 1 practical per week, 2 lectures per week
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department Anatomy
Period of presentation Semester 1

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