University of Glasgow

University of Glasgow

Medical Visualisation and Human Anatomy

Students on this coursel examine human anatomy and reconstruct it in a real-time 3D environment for use in education, simulation, and training.

Entry requirements

An Honours degree or equivalent in the following disciplines: life sciences, medical or biomedical science; eg anatomy; physiology; dentistry or dental technology; forensic anthropology; molecular biological degrees and the allied health professionals; computer science; 3D visualisation; computer graphics; health informatics; mathematics; and physics; medical illustration, 3D design; product design; digital media; digital arts; 3D modelling and animation or equivalent professional practice. However, high calibre graduates from other disciplines may be considered if they are able to demonstrate an interest and ability in the field of medical visualisation.

Course modules

3d modelling and animation; applications in medical visualisation; volumetric and 3d surface visualisation; core research skills for postgraduates; introduction to anatomy; structure and function of the human body; cadaveric dissection techniques.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time - 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Glasgow Glasgow G12 8QQ Scotland

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