Person doing facial reconstruction

Course details

Year of entry

2024, 2025


1 day

Institution Code




Why choose? this course?

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.

Key course features

  • Take part in a range of lectures and practical workshops delivered intensively over a single day.
  • Challenge your prior knowledge and awareness of the subject through discussion seminars.
  • Develop independent and team working skills.

What you will study

  • 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

Entry requirements & applying

 There are no entry requirements for this course; just an interest in the subject!

Teaching & Assessment

You 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.

Fees & funding

£45 standard fee

For current staff/students please contact to request a discount code for a reduced fee

Do you live in Wales? We have a number of funding opportunities available, please complete the form below to find out if you are eligible to study this course for free. Apply now via this form

Course dates

If you would like to find out more about future dates for this course, register your interest.