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Module code:ANAT2052(Add to my personalised list)
Title:Human Anatomy and Embryology (Head and Limbs)
Credit value:.5
Division:Division of Biosciences
Module organiser:Professor Susan Evans
Organiser's location:Anatomy Building
Organiser's email:s.e.evans@ucl.ac.uk
Available for students in Year(s):2,3,
Module prerequisites:The module is open to any interested student but would not be appropriate for IBSc medical students as it covers the same topics as BMS year 2. It helps if you have taken the first year ANAT1003 but this is not essential provided you are willing to put in a little extra work/reading. Students without any Life Sciences background should contact the module organizer in advance. Year 4 students interested in taking the course should contact the module organiser  
Module outline:A module of human anatomy, histology and embryology that covers the structure and development of the head and neck, vertebral column and limbs. Clinical and comparative aspects are introduced as appropriate so as to draw out the relationship between structure and function.  
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. Statement of any prerequisites: The course is open to all interested students (as a full unit or half unit option) but those with little or no background should contact the course organizer in advance. 
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Module timetable:https://cmis.adcom.ucl.ac.uk:4443/timetabling/moduleTimet.do?firstReq=Y&moduleId=ANAT2052 
Module assessment:End of term quiz 30.00%.
Unseen two-hour written examination 70.00%. 
Notes:The module runs in Term 2. Students are not allowed to take ANAT2051 and ANAT2052 in the same academic year. 
Taking this module as an option?:Contact organiser for availability of places. 
Link to virtual learning environment(registered students only)https://moodle.ucl.ac.uk/course/view.php?id=536 
Last updated:2016-08-17 09:57:46 by ucgaled