20 Credits SPRING

Pre-requisites: BMS228, BMS246

Aims/Description: In this module students apply their knowledge of gross human anatomy and forensic science techniques to determine the identity of human remains. During the course students will be trained in facial reconstruction, forensic anthropology, and DNA profiling. Assessment for the module will be a combination of coursework and examination.

Teaching Methods: Lectures, Laboratory work, Independent Study
Assessment: Classroom testing, Practical skills assessment

Information on the department responsible for this unit (Biomedical Science):

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Western Bank, Sheffield, S10 2TN, UK