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Introduction to Facial Reconstruction

Introduction to Facial Reconstruction

This one-day short course is designed to introduce and develop the underpinning principles of forensic anthropology and forensic artistry utilised in forensic facial reconstruction. Students will cover the key scientific knowledge and creative practical applications in order to successfully restore a face to human remains.

This module is designed to introduce and develop the underpinning principles of forensic anthropology and forensic artistry utilised in forensic facial reconstruction. Students will cover the key scientific knowledge and creative practical applications in order to successfully restore a face to human remains.

Intended Learning Outcomes:

  • Utilised a range of anthropological principles in the reconstruction of a human face.        
  • Demonstrate key principles of forensic artistry in both 2D and 3D applications.   

What you will study 

Students are supported in their learning and development through a range of lectures and practical workshops delivered intensively over a single day. Students are able to challenge their prior knowledge and awareness of the subject through discussion seminars and develop both independent and team working skills.

Syllabus outline:

  • An Introduction to Forensic Facial Reconstruction
  • Identification of Sex using the Skull
  • Identification of Age at Death using the Skull
  • 2D Facial Reconstruction
  • Case Studies
  • 3D Facial Reconstruction using Clay

Assessment

Students will produce a portfolio containing a range of material relating to forensic facial reconstruction and the anthropological and artistic skills that underpin it. This will include but is not limited to a 2D and 3D reconstruction of a human face.

Course start dates

Thursday 5th March 2020 9.00am – 5.00pm

Thursday 12th March 2020 9.00am – 5.00pm

Credits

5 Credits per module

Location

Wrexham Glyndwr University 

Fees

£45


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