Queen's University Belfast

Queen's University Belfast

Clinical Anatomy

The programmes aim to provide students with a greater understanding of advanced human anatomy including appropriate radiological anatomy, microscopic anatomy and embryology. The modules presented emphasise clinically and surgically relevant anatomy. 3 different routes are offered for those who have less time or wish only to study certain aspects of human anatomy.

Entry requirements

A medical (MB) or dental degree (BDS) or equivalent qualification acceptable to the university, or a 2.1 Honours degree or equivalent qualification acceptable to the university in a relevant discipline (eg anatomy, biomedical science, human biology). Interviews may be required. International students must be able to demonstrate their proficiency in English in order to benefit fully from their course of study or research. Non-EEA nationals must also satisfy UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) immigration requirements for English language for visa purposes. Evidence of an IELTS score of 6.5 taken within the last 2 years, with not less than 6.0 in any component, or an equivalent qualification acceptable to the University is required.

Course modules

Core modules: Applied anatomy of the abdomen and pelvis; applied anatomy of the head and neck; applied anatomy of the limbs; applied anatomy of the thorax; dissertation (for masters students only); optional modules: Current medical imaging; educational inquiry (open only to clinically qualified individuals); educational leadership and management (open only to clinically qualified individuals); evolution of the human body; foundations of clinical teaching (open only to clinically qualified individuals); supporting and assessing students and trainees (open only to clinically qualified individuals).

Assessment methods

Assessment methods may include: short answer/single best answer tests, practical assessments, log books; portfolio as appropriate; dissertation (for Masters students).


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 - 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 - 3 years
PgCert Full-time September 2016 - 1 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 - 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 - 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Queen's University Belfast Belfast BT7 1NN Northern Ireland

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Postgraduate and Professional Development Office
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