2019 start
MSc

Human Anatomy with Education

Department of Biomedical Science, Faculty of Science

We are international leaders in biomedical science research, including stem cell biology, disease mechanisms, neuroscience, drug discovery, and human anatomy.
Biomedical Science postgraduates in lab: Caroline Telfer and Chandresh Jain

Course description

Understanding human anatomy is integral to a wide range of clinical and scientific disciplines including medicine, dentistry, archaeology, forensic science and bioengineering. A reduction in the number of universities nationally and internationally offering training in human anatomy has led to a shortfall in those qualified to work in the fields associated with the discipline.

This course offers the opportunity not only to develop an in-depth understanding of anatomy through cadaveric dissection but also extensive training to become an accredited anatomy teacher.

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Modules

Core modules

  • Anatomy of the Trunk and Limbs
  • Students and the Learning Environment
  • Anatomy of the Head, Neck and Brain
  • Curriculum and Programme Development
  • Action Research Project: scholarship in learning and teaching

Teaching

Throughout your degree, you’ll be taught through lectures, practical sessions, lab placements, tutorials and seminars. In small group teaching classes you’ll discuss, debate and present on scientific and ethical topics. The biggest part of the course will be your individual research project, working alongside professional scientists.

Our teaching covers ethics, practical scientific skills and an overview of the current literature. You’ll also develop useful career skills such as presentation, communication and time management.

Assessment

Assessment is by formal examinations, coursework assignments, debates, poster presentations and a dissertation.

Duration

1 year full-time

Entry requirements

You’ll need a 2:1 honours degree in a biomedical-related subject.

English language requirements

Overall IELTS grade of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.

Entry requirements for international students

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You can apply for postgraduate study using our Postgraduate Online Application Form. It's a quick and easy process.

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Contact

bmspgadmissions@sheffield.ac.uk
+44 114 222 2319

The course information set out here may change before you begin, particularly if you are applying significantly in advance of the start date.