Key Facts

Module Title: Applied Clinical Anatomy 2
Mode of Study:Single Module
Contact Details:01782 734551
Faculty: Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences
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Module Learning Outcomes/Objectives

The student should be able to:

  • Demonstrate a critical awareness of current theories underpinning an area of knowledge of applied clinical anatomy specifically chosen by the student.
  • Demonstrate a high level of skill in human dissecting techniques and morphological procedures, with a reflective approach to personal development
  • Analyse the application of specific current theories and procedures of applied clinical anatomy to professional practice within the students chosen field of knowledge
  • Evaluate critically, current research and advanced scholarship in a chosen field of applied clinical human anatomical knowledge


Module Session Dates 

Session dates 22 January 2019, 14 February 2019, 14 March 2019

Student led dates 2-5 April 2019 and 8-12 April 2019



Module Aims

To promote in-depth acquisition of applied clinical anatomical knowledge and skills, and the application of anatomical sciences within a chosen focus.

Entry Requirements

The course is aimed at students who have successfully studied the Applied Clinical Anatomy 1 module or an equivalent taught programme. For this module the candidates should normally have a first or second-class honours degree in a relevant subject and/or recognized professional qualification. However, applications will be considered if individuals can demonstrate an acceptable level of knowledge and will be invited to an in depth interview prior to admission to this module.

Module Content

Through student-led tutorials, dissections, theoretical and practical studies the student will cover in depth the theoretical and practical aspects of knowledge relating to his or her chosen anatomical focus.

Teaching Format

The student is expected to develop anatomical knowledge and skills by self-directed study. To assist this process the students will have the use of the Anatomy suite, Academic staff, discussion sessions and tutorials.


Assessment Type                                                                                     

Portfolio; This will include section 1 (3000 word review paper) 50% weighting. Section 2 (4 laboratory reports, and a 2000 word reflective piece demonstrating experiential learning) 50% weighting.