This course provides training and expertise at the cutting-edge of the forensic art profession. It supports transition from undergraduate study to professional practice in contemporary forensics.
Modules include: anatomy: head and neck; post cranial; life art; digital media practice; research training; forensic facial imaging, analysis and comparison; forensic art; medical-legal ethics; dissertation and exhibition resulting from a self-directed project undertaken either at the university or as a placement.
A variety of assessment methods are employed, including anatomy spot-tests; oral and visual presentations; portfolio assessment of 2-dimensional and 3-dimensional image acquisition and of artwork; written coursework and examination, such as forensic case reports.
First or upper second class honours degree in Art/Design or related forensic/anatomical science. All applicants must provide evidence of artwork, in the form of a portfolio on CD, which you should submit with your application. Relevant professional experience will be taken into account if you have no graduate qualifications. Please check our website for English language requirements.