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Postgraduate Course: Advanced Human Anatomy 1 (BIME11108)

Course Outline
SchoolDeanery of Biomedical Sciences CollegeCollege of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine
Credit level (Normal year taken)SCQF Level 11 (Postgraduate)
Course typeOnline Distance Learning AvailabilityNot available to visiting students
SCQF Credits20 ECTS Credits10
SummaryThis course forms part of the anatomical sciences programme diploma year. It builds upon the knowledge gained in year 1 taking a regional approach to
Introduce the concept of applied anatomy. Emphasis is placed upon understanding and explaining normal anatomy and the consequences of things going wrong.
Course description Building upon the knowledge gained in year 1 of the anatomical science programme, this course takes a regional approach to introduce the concept of applied anatomy. Emphasis is placed upon understanding and explaining normal anatomy and the consequences of things going wrong.
Upper limb lower limb & Thorax are the regions that will be covered.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
Pre-requisites Co-requisites
Prohibited Combinations Other requirements None
Course Delivery Information
Academic year 2018/19, Not available to visiting students (SS1) Quota:  None
Course Start Semester 1
Course Start Date 17/09/2018
Timetable Timetable
Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info) Total Hours: 200 ( Lecture Hours 10, Seminar/Tutorial Hours 20, Online Activities 20, Feedback/Feedforward Hours 5, Formative Assessment Hours 4, Summative Assessment Hours 2, Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 4, Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours 135 )
Assessment (Further Info) Written Exam 0 %, Coursework 100 %, Practical Exam 0 %
Additional Information (Assessment) Each course will be assessed by several items of in-course assessment, and a set of 3 class tests. Details of in-course assessment will be provided within the course.
Feedback In addition to the formal summative assessment required to pass this course, formative self-assessment utilising MCQ/EMQ formats will also be provided.
No Exam Information
Learning Outcomes
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
  1. Show a detailed knowledge of the areas being studied both systematically and regionally.
  2. Understand the underlying principles determining the anatomy of the area being studied.
  3. Demonstrate the clinical relevance of the anatomy being studied.
Reading List
This course is using the virtual learning environment LEARN as the delivery platform. Course materials comprise of a variety of different methods and activities.
The reading list for this course is available through the university library website.
Additional Information
Graduate Attributes and Skills Not entered
Special Arrangements This course will be taught entirely by online learning, using the virtual learning environment of Learn as a delivery platform. Course materials are protected by username and password controlled access which will only be made available to registered users
KeywordsAnatomy,Human,Virtual Dissection
Course organiserMs Alethea Kelsey
Tel: (0131 6)50 2924
Course secretaryMiss Fiona Brodie
Tel: (0131 6)51 5997
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