Postgraduate Course: Fundamentals of Human Anatomy 2 (BIME11104)
|School||Deanery of Biomedical Sciences
||College||College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 11 (Postgraduate)
|Course type||Online Distance Learning
||Availability||Not available to visiting students
|Summary||This course provides the fundamental knowledge in anatomy and is the core constituent of the Anatomical Sciences online programme.
This is a continuation of the material covered in Fundamentals of Human Anatomy 1.
This basic human anatomy component is a core constituent of the anatomical sciences programme which runs throughout semester 2. This course examines the human body and uses a systems based approach.
Students will examine the systems of the body using a variety of resources within the virtual learning environment.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Other requirements|| None
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2019/20, Not available to visiting students (SS1)
|Course Start Date
|Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
Lecture Hours 30,
Online Activities 45,
Formative Assessment Hours 10,
Summative Assessment Hours 2,
Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 4,
Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours
|Assessment (Further Info)
|Additional Information (Assessment)
||The assessment of this course will comprise two elements:
1. An online, timed assessment using a variety of question types: eg
Multiple choice, extending matching question techniques with text and visual components and short essay answer question.
2. An online activity designed to test the candidate's critical analysis of existing literature and ability to communicate scientific information in an appropriate and professional manner to colleagues.
||In addition to formal summative assessment required to pass this course, opportunities for formative assessment are provided within the virtual learning environment.
|No Exam Information
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Understand at a basic level the structure and function of the system being been studied.
- Clearly demonstrate a knowledge of the anatomy being studied.
- Ability to communicate scientific information in an appropriate and professional manner.
- Make effective use of learning resources.
|Resources will be released in a progressive manner. Published resources e.g. text and journal access will be possible through the University electronic learning environment. The reading list for this course is available through the university library 'Resource List' website. https://www.ed.ac.uk/information-services/research-teaching-staff/resource-lists/info-for-students|
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
||Skills in the use of discussion boards for respectful, sensitive, supportive and professional communication.
Ability to carry out tasks in an independent and sustainable manner.
A general level of IT skills.
Skills in research and enquiry.
||This course will be taught entirely by online learning, using the virtual learning environment of Learn as the delivery platform. Course materials are protected by a secure username and password. These access details are made available to registered users only.
|Course organiser||Dr Jennifer Paxton
Tel: (0131 6)51 5250
|Course secretary||Miss Fiona Brodie
Tel: (0131 6)51 5997