Why study Human Anatomy at Dundee?
The MSc in Human Anatomy is a unique Master's programme created in response to the need to provide training in human gross anatomy for those who wish to improve their understanding of the structure and function of the human body, as well as those for whom this is a new area of study. The programme aims to provide expertise for those intending to use the knowledge gained in a learning and teaching environment.
What's so good about Human Anatomy at Dundee?
The College of Life Sciences at the University of Dundee was ranked ahead of all other Universities in Scotland and is one of the UK's top 5 universities in the category of Biological Sciences out of 51 Universities.
Staff have international reputations in practice and research.The award-winning staff of the Centre for Anatomy and Human Identification (CAHID) are amongst the most experienced in the UK in the fields of human identification, forensic anthropology, cranio-facial reconstruction and the study of the human body.
Benefits of studying with usStudy human gross anatomy in the renowned Centre for Anatomy and Human Identification
There are two large modules of human gross anatomy, where you will have an opportunity to carry out full body dissection.
You'll also study relevant embryology and neuroanatomy material. Plus a skills module, with choices of skill depending on your background and requirements.
How you will be assessed
Examinations at the end of each semester may include:
The research project requires production of a dissertation.
What you will study
Both semesters 1 and 2 have a strong emphasis on gross anatomy through whole body dissection, working in groups of no more than four per cadaver. Semester 1 also has modules in Embryology and Developmental Anatomy and a Skills module, while semester 2 has modules in Neuroanatomy and in Clinical and Surgical Anatomy Topics.
Semester 3 allows students to focus on an independent and novel research project, either practical or literature based, in one of the following areas:
The research project is normally carried out at the University of Dundee, but there may be opportunities to complete this at your home institution under certain circumstances.
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