Medical Science (Anatomical Sciences) - MMedSci

This programme is designed to facilitate the learning of the generic skills and knowledge essential to successful higher clinical practice and careers in academic medicine by applying the principles of the scientific method to studies in both anatomical research and clinically-applied anatomy.

Month of entry

  • September

Mode of study

  • Full time, Part time


Subject area

  • Medicine

Fees for 2023/24 academic year

  • UK - Full time £8,900 per year. Part time £4,900 per year.
    International - £21,900 per year.

Duration of study

  • Full time 1 year or Part time 2 years

Why study Medical Science (Anatomical Sciences) at Keele University?

Communicate with, understand and work more effectively with colleagues in other health disciplines
Write critical reviews, reports, and discussion documents on a wide variety of topics
Develop knowledge and skills that can be applied to evidence-based healthcare provision
Develop a critical engagement with important professional issues in health care and research, such as healthcare ethics
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Sarah, Medical Science (Anatomical Services) graduate

"This course has given me a springboard into academic surgery as I now have teaching experience, improved anatomy knowledge and research under my belt"

Sarah, Medical Science (Anatomical Services)

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Our Expertise

This course is led by Director of Anatomy Luke Welsh and other academic anatomy staff. Significant input to the course also comes from Mike Mahon, Prof. Peter Willan, alongside clinical input from surgical staff across various specialities. Lecture and practical sessions are led by a variety of experienced authorities in their field. This will provide students with a diverse range of learning opportunities from academics and practicing experts.

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Keele Postgraduate Association

Keele University is one of a handful of universities in the UK to have a dedicated students' union for postgraduate students. A fully registered charity, Keele Postgraduate Association serves as a focal point for the social life and welfare needs of all postgraduate students during their time at Keele.

KPA interior

Hugely popular, the KPA Clubhouse (near Horwood Hall) provides a dedicated postgraduate social space and bar on campus, where you can grab a bite to eat and drink, sit quietly and read a book, or switch off from academic life at one of the many regular events organised throughout the year. The KPA also helps to host a variety of conferences, as well as other academic and career sessions, to give you and your fellow postgraduates the opportunities to come together to discuss your research, and develop your skills and networks.

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