Postgraduate Course: Histology (BIME11111)
|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 is designed to introduce students to the microscopic structure of tissues and organs. It will initially look at the histology of the basic tissues before going on to look at the histology of specific structures.
This course is designed to introduce students to the microscopic structure of tissues and organs. It will initially look at the histology of the basic tissues before going on to look at the histology of specific structures within body systems.
Areas covered will include:
Introductions to cell and tissue types
Urinary & reproductive
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Other requirements|| None
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2022/23, Not available to visiting students (SS1)
|Course Start Date
|Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
Lecture Hours 10,
Online Activities 10,
Feedback/Feedforward Hours 2,
Formative Assessment Hours 1,
Summative Assessment Hours 2,
Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 2,
Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours
|Assessment (Further Info)
|Additional Information (Assessment)
||This course will be assessed by an item of in-course assessment and a class test utilising multiple choice, extending matching question techniques with text and visual components and short essay answer questions. Details of in-course assessment will be provided within the course.
||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:
- identify the basic tissues of the body and where they are found
- identify the histology of the various organ systems of the body and to relate this to their function
|Resources will be released in a progressive manner on a modular basis|
Published resources eg text, media and journal access is possible through the university of Edinburgh EASE access portal. The reading list for this course is available through the university library website.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
||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
|Course organiser||Dr Jennifer Paxton
Tel: (0131 6)51 5250
|Course secretary||Miss Fiona Brodie
Tel: (0131 6)51 5997