PTY-40033 - Applied Clinical Anatomy 1
Coordinator: Kim Major Room: MAC1.24 Tel: +44 1782 7 34420
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Level: Level 7
Credits: 15
Study Hours: 150
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Programme/Approved Electives for 2023/24


Available as a Free Standing Elective





The course is aimed at students who have studied some basic anatomy within their first degree for example; medical doctors, health professionals, graduates in biology, cell biology, biomedical science, sports science, medical illustrators etc. Candidates should normally have a first or second-class honours degree in a relevant subject and/or recognised professional qualification.

Barred Combinations


Description for 2023/24

The course will cover theoretical and practical aspects of applied clinical anatomical knowledge relating to histology and gross anatomy of various systems; radiology; embryology, preserving, embalming, immunocytochemical techniques, embryology and identification of prosections. The above areas will be linked to both their functional and clinical relevance

To provide the acquisition of applied anatomical knowledge and skills, and the clinical application of anatomical sciences

Intended Learning Outcomes

Demonstrate a critical awareness of current theories underpinning the knowledge of applied human clinical anatomical structure and function. Demonstrate an understanding of the use of established human dissecting techniques and procedures, with a critical awareness of their strengths and limitations. Analyse the application to professional practice of current theories and procedures of clinical anatomy. Evaluate critically current research and advanced scholarship in the field of human anatomical knowledge.

Study hours

150 student study hours (including 24 hours student contact and tutorial time)

School Rules


Description of Module Assessment

1: Practical Assessment weighted 100%
Type of assessment chosen by the student from a selection given