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Module code:ANAT2050 (Add to my personalised list)
Title:Human Anatomy and Embryology
Credit value:1
Division:Division of Biosciences
Module organiser (provisional):Professor Susan Evans
Organiser's location:Anatomy Building
Available for students in Year(s):2, 3
Module prerequisites:The module is open to interested Human Sciences and Biomedical Sciences students who have passed ANAT1003 and who have obtained an overall Year 1 average of at least 60%. However, module numbers are capped and if there are more applications than places, then Year 1 mark rank will be used as the selection criterion. These criteria do not apply to the half unit options ANAT2051 and ANAT2052.  
Module outline:A module of human anatomy, histology and embryology that covers the structure and development of the cardiovascular, respiratory, digestive and urinogenital systems (term 1), and the head and neck, vertebral column and limbs (term 2). Clinical and comparative aspects are introduced as appropriate so as to draw out the relationship between structure and function. Lectures are supplemented by practical demonstration sessions in the Dissecting Room (attendance compulsory for completion). It is also possible to take either the first half of the module (Term 1: Thorax, abdomen, pelvis) as ANAT2051 (0.5 unit) or the second half of the module (Term 2: head and neck, back, limbs) as ANAT2052 (0.5 unit). Note that the half unit options are lecture based and it is NOT possible to take both half units within a single academic year. One or other of the half unit options may be taken in Year 3. 
Module aims: 1) To provide a detailed overview of the structure and embryonic development of the human body. 2) To provide a foundation from which to develop an understanding of clinical problems relating to human anatomy and development. 3) To provide a strong anatomical foundation from which to explore issues relating to developmental biology and evolutionary morphology.  
Module objectives:Student objectives to be achieved by the end of the module: To achieve a familiarity with the terminology of human anatomy and embryology. To achieve a strong foundation knowledge of anatomy and development. To understand the basis of common clinical problems relating to human structure and development. Description of the teaching method and number of contact hours: Teaching will be by lectures, supplemented by a number of dissecting room demonstration sessions using human material. These practical sessions double as tutorials, providing students with an opportunity to discuss any problems they are having with the course content. Note that lectures on this course are NOT lecturecast. Statement of any prerequisites: The course is open to interested Human Sciences and Biomedical Sciences students who have passed ANAT1003 and have a first year overall average mark of at least 60%. If there are more applicants than places, we will used the Year 1 mark (all units) as the selection criterion. These criteria do not apply to the half unit options. 
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Module timetable: 
Module assessment:Two termly quizes/spot examinations 30.00%
Practical Examination 20.00%
Unseen two-hour written examination 50.00% 
Notes:The module runs in Term 1, Block D, and Term 2, Block B (plus one event in block H). See link to Common Timetable. This module will be capped at 50 students in 2017-2018. This does not apply to the two half-unit options 
Taking this module as an option?:Contact organiser for availability of places. 
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Last updated:2017-07-27 14:30:34 by ucgasue