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Certificate for Module (Introduction to Forensic Anthropology)
證書(單元 :法醫人類學概論)

CEF Reimbursable Course

CEF Reimbursable Course

Course Code
Application Code

Study mode
Start Date
02 Oct 2024 (Wed)
30 hours
Course Fee
Deadline on 05 Sep 2024 (Thu)
How to Apply


This programme introduces students to the basic topics in forensic anthropology and allows them to apply the knowledge to real-life cases, understand how people’s social conditions and physical bodies interact with each other from the health and medicine perspectives, and have a well-rounded experience on how to be a forensic anthropologist.

On completion of the programme, students should be able to

  1. Identify the bones in the human skeleton through independent hands-on practical study and memorization;
  2. Explain the methods that forensic anthropologists use to assign identities to sets of human remains;
  3. Employ the basic methods in mock forensic situations, through a series of in-class discussions;
  4. Design a project that can apply the methods learned to investigate one or more of the topics studied, and present it orally;
  5. Describe the required skills and competencies when working as a forensic anthropologist or forensic investigator.

Programme Details


  • Overview to the Fundamentals of Forensic Anthropology
  • Forensic Methods
  • Skeletal profile
  • Identifications
  • Cause of Death
  • Treatment of Human Remains
  • Legal Application 


Students are required to complete and pass all the assessments, including in-class discussion / participation, quizzes, assignment, project presentation.


Students who have successfully passed all the assessments and achieved at least 70% attendance will be awarded a "Certificate for Module (Introduction to Forensic Anthropology)" within the HKU system through HKU SPACE.


Application Code 2250-HS210A -

Days / Time
  • Wednesday, 7:00pm - 10:00pm


Application Fee

HK$150 (Non-refundable)

Course Fee
  • Course Fee : HK$9200

Entry Requirements

Applicants should have obtained

i.         a bachelor’s degree in any discipline obtained from a recognised tertiary institution; OR

ii.        a higher diploma or an associate degree in any discipline and two years of relevant work experience; OR

iii.       equivalent qualifications.


If the degree or equivalent qualification is from an institution where the language of teaching and assessment is not English, applicants shall provide evidence of English proficiency, such as:

  1. an overall band of 6.0 or above with no subtests lower than 5.5 in the IELTS; or
  2. a score of 550 or above in the paper-based TOEFL, or a score of 213 or above in the computer-based TOEFL, or a score of 80 or above in the internet-based TOEFL; or
  3. HKALE Use of English at Grade E or above; or
  4. HKDSE Examination English Language at Level 3 or above; or
  5. equivalent qualifications.

Applicants who hold other qualifications, aged 21 or above and have relevant work experience will be considered on individual  merit.


  • The CEF Institution Code of HKU SPACE is 100
CEF Courses
Certificate for Module (Introduction to Forensic Anthropology)
COURSE CODE 41C156810 FEES $9,200 ENQUIRY 3762-0097
Continuing Education Fund Continuing Education Fund
This course has been included in the list of reimbursable courses under the Continuing Education Fund.

Certificate for Module (Introduction to Forensic Anthropology)

  • This course is recognised under the Qualifications Framework (QF Level [6])


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Enrolment Method
Payment Method
1. Cash, EPS, WeChat Pay Or Alipay

Course fees can be paid by cash, EPS, WeChat Pay or Alipay at any HKU SPACE Enrolment Centres.

2. Cheque Or Bank draft

Course fees can also be paid by crossed cheque or bank draft made payable to “HKU SPACE”. Please specify the programme title(s) for application and the applicant’s name.. You may either:

  • bring the completed form(s), together with the appropriate course or application fees in the form of a cheque, and any required supporting documents to any of the HKU SPACE enrolment centres;
  • or mail the above documents to any of the HKU SPACE Enrolment Centres, specifying  “Course Application” on the envelope.  HKU SPACE will not be responsible for any loss of payment sent by mail.
3. VISA/Mastercard

Applicants may also pay the course fee by VISA or Mastercard, including the “HKU SPACE Mastercard”, at any HKU SPACE enrolment centres. Holders of the HKU SPACE Mastercard can enjoy a 10-month interest-free instalment period for courses with a tuition fee worth a minimum of HK$2,000; however, the course applicant must also be the cardholder himself/herself. For enquiries, please contact our staff at any enrolment centres.

4. Online Payment

Online application / enrolment is offered for most open admission courses (course enrolled on first come, first served basis) and selected award-bearing programmes. Application fees and course fees of these programmes/courses can be settled by using "PPS by Internet" (not available via mobile phones), VISA or Mastercard. In addition to the aforesaid online payment channels, continuing students of award-bearing programmes, if their programmes offer online service, may also pay their course fees by Online WeChat Pay, Online Alipay and Faster Payment System (FPS). Please refer to Enrolment Methods - Online Enrolment  for details.


  • If the programme/course is starting within five working days, application by post is not recommended to avoid any delays. Applicants are advised to enrol in person at HKU SPACE Enrolement Centres and avoid making cheque payment under this circustance.
  • Fees paid are not refundable except under very exceptional circumstances (e.g. course cancellation due to insufficient enrolment), subject to the School’s discretion. In exceptional cases where a refund is approved, fees paid by cash, EPS, WeChat Pay, Alipay, cheque or PPS (for online payment only) will normally be reimbursed by a cheque, and fees paid by credit card will normally be reimbursed to the payment cardholder's credit card account.
  • In addition to the published fees, there may be additional costs associated with individual programmes. Please refer to the relevant course brochures or direct any enquiries to the relevant programme team for details.
  • Fees and places on courses cannot be transferrable from one applicant to another. Once accepted onto a course, the student may not change to another course without approval from HKU SPACE. A processing fee of HK$120 will be levied on each approved transfer.
  • Receipts will be issued for fees paid but HKU SPACE will not be repsonsible for any loss of receipt sent by mail.
  • For payment certification, please submit a completed form, a sufficiently stamped and self-addressed envelope, and a crossed cheque for HK$30 per copy made payable to "HKU SPACE" to any of our enrolment centres. 
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