Graduate Diploma of Forensic Anthropology

University of Western Australia, The (UWA)

A broad range of opportunities are available for dentists, and for those with a background in other disciplines, who are interested in research in this developing field. Graduates of this course are skilled in dealing independently with all routine forensic odontological casework; the efficient referral of cases of special difficulty outside or beyond their expertise; functioning under supervision as a member of a Disaster Victim Identification (DVI) team; the independent preparation of evidence for presentation to courts of law; and being aware of their own need for further education in forensic odontology.

Course Fee:

Australian: $29,000
International: $39,300

Entry Requirements:

A a relevant bachelor's degree, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA; or a Graduate Certificate in Forensic Anthropology, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA.


Coursework and completion of a case study which includes a mock court appearance.

Subjects you can Study:



PathCentre; CSIRO; Chemistry Centre; Agriculture WA

Who for:

Science graduates who wish to gain a qualification in forensic science - odontology

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 00126G

Related Careers:

Forensic Scientist,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Crawley No info Yes Part time 2 years
Crawley No info Yes Full time 1 year
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Provider CRICOS: 00126G

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