Keele University

Keele University

Medical Science (Anatomical Sciences)

This award has been 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. Anatomy encompasses all levels of structural organisation, topographical, neuroanatomical, histological, cellular and developmental, as well as providing a basis for studies in radiological imaging and pathology. This approach allows students to integrate recent advances in molecular genetics, cell biology, microscopy, imaging and computer simulation to biological and clinical problems concerning the human body.

Entry requirements

Applicants will need to be undertaking a Keele or other UK undergraduate medical degree course and wishing to take a year out of their studies to pursue a thorough grounding of scientific enquiry in the anatomical sciences and research methodologies relevant to experimental and clinical sciences.

Course modules

Core modules: morphological research methods and imaging; applied clinical anatomy 1; applied surgical anatomy. 4 optional modules, ideally 1 from each of groups a, b, and c. Group a: statistics and epidemiology; health informatics; research methods in health. Group b: stem cells: types, diagnoses and applications; cell and tissue engineering. Group c: physiology of neuromusculoskeletal tissue; psychosocial aspects of pain; concepts of neurological rehabilitation; physiology and pharmacology of pain; assistive technologies in neuromuscular rehabilitation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MMEd Full-time September 2016 - 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Keele Campus Keele ST5 5BG West Midlands

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