Topic ID #39663 - posted 6/24/2018 10:14 PM

Australia - Human Osteology - Short Course


Human Osteology – Short Course

This is an intensive lab topic that provides students with a detailed introduction to the human skeleton. In addition to the identification of all components of the skeleton, students will learn the range of biological and chemical information that is recorded in the human skeleton. In relation to archaeology and forensic science, the topic provides knowledge regarding the location, identification, recovery, and analysis of human remains occurring in field contexts. Key information regarding biological age, sex, stature, geographic origin, behavioral attributes, and chronometric dating are addressed. Workshops provide the essential hands-on practical component of teaching and learning in human osteology.

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Dates: October 29, 2018 – November 2, 2018

Cost:      Overseas Participant

                AU$3,000 tuition fee (inclusive of GST)


                Non-Flinders University Australia Students

                AU$2,133 postgraduate topic fee (inclusive of GST)



Accommodation: All accommodation is to be arranged by the individual.


Credit:  Overseas Participants receive a Certificate of Achievement which states that the short course is equivalent to the completion of the Flinders University topic ARCH8408, a 4.5-unit topic. Participants should be able to use this to negotiate their own credit transfer with their home institution.


Non-Flinders University Australian Students should be able to receive credit at their home institution equivalent to the value of a 4.5-unit Flinders University postgraduate topic.  This must be negotiated by individual students with their home institution prior to their making arrangements to attend the field school, and requires students to complete all assessment tasks.


Contact: Professor Donald Pate –


For more information see website: Human Osteology


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