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Module code:NEUR3002(Add to my personalised list)
Title:Principles of Neurosurgery
Credit value:.5
Division:Division of Biosciences
Module organiser:Mr Ciaran Hill
Organiser's location:Institute of Neurology
Organiser's email:ciaran.hill@ucl.ac.uk
Available for students in Year(s):3,
Module prerequisites:This module is available only to students on the intercalated BSc programmes in Neuroscience, Physiology and Physiology/Pharmacology. 
Module outline:Neurosurgery is a broad field covering a range of diagnostic and therapeutic interventions that target pathological processes affecting the brain, spine and peripheral nerves. The course consists of a comprehensive course of lectures on neuroanatomy, neurophysiology and pathology, diagnostic techniques and therapeutic interventions. 
Module aims:The aim of the course is to introduce students to the science and clinical applications of neurosurgery in modern medical practice. 
Module objectives:By completion of the course the student will have an understanding of the range of conditions that a neurosurgeon encounters, the different techniques currently available in the neurosurgical armamentarium and they way in which new advances are being developed.  
Key skills provided by module:Key skills provided by module: surgical neuroanatomy, interpretation of cranial imaging and a broad knowledge or the science that underpins advances in neurosurgery.  
Module timetable:https://cmis.adcom.ucl.ac.uk:4443/timetabling/moduleTimet.do?firstReq=Y&moduleId=NEUR3002 
Module assessment:One essay (5,000 words) 25.00%.
Unseen three-hour written examination 75.00%. 
Notes: 
Taking this module as an option?:iBSc Neuroscience, Physiology, Phys/Phar students 
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