Interpreting Skeletonised Human Remains
- Level(s) of Study: Professional
- Start Date(s): 16 January - 9 April 2023 (start at any time during this period)
- Duration: 50 hours
- Study Mode(s): Distance learning
This course will introduce methods used in the identification of skeletonised or decomposed human remains. The course will focus on interpreting whether remains are human, and if so, what information can be determined from these remains to aid a forensic investigation.
During this course you will cover:
- How bone is formed and repairs itself when damaged
- Adult and juvenile human skeletons - including characteristics that aid in identification and interpretation of the condition they were found
- Recognising human and animal bones
- Decomposition process
- Disaster victim identification (DVI) process and criteria used in the identification of victims.
How you’re taught
This course is delivered online and will take around 50 hours to complete. You will access learning material through our online learning platform and have access to our expert members of staff for support throughout your course.
- 16 January - 9 April 2023 (start at any time during this period)
You can start the course at anytime between these dates. The course will take around 50 hours to complete.
If you have any questions about this course please get in touch with us at firstname.lastname@example.org
The course will take around 50 hours to complete and the learning materials are all delivered online that you can access at a time to suit you.