Human Osteology Short Course

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Location: Adelaide, SA, AU

Season: October 29, 2018 to November 2, 2018


Program Type:
Field school

RPA Certified:

Flinders University

Project Director:
Professor Donald Pate

Project Description:

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.

Project Size: 1-24 participants

Room and Board Arrangements:
All accommodation is to be arranged by the individual Cost: Non-Flinders Australian participants (domestic short course participants) AUD$2133 postgraduate topic fee (inclusive of GST). Overseas Participants (international short course participants) AUD$3000 tuition fee (inclusive of GST).

Academic Credit:
Upon successful completion of this short course all short course participants (i.e. all non-enrolled non-Flinders participants, both domestic and international) will receive a Certificate of Achievement which states that this short course is equivalent to completion of the Flinders University topic ARCH8408. By completing this topic as a short course you may be eligible to receive credit for it at another Institution. For further information regarding your eligibility to receive credit, please refer to the Credit Transfer Policy (or equivalent) of the Institution at which you are seeking credit. credits offered by Flinders University. Tuition is .

Contact Information:

Professor Donald Pate

Flinders University, Sturt Road


South Australia



Phone: (08) 8201 2067

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