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Qualification type

Postgraduate Certificate

Subject areas

Anatomy (Human)

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

This taught Postgraduate Certificate in Human Anatomy is a new unique programme offering comprehensive training in all human anatomy, including legislation relevant to working in a human anatomy laboratory. During this course, you will study in one of the busiest human anatomy laboratories in Europe where we admit approximately 100 donors each year. This provides us with a very unique and privileged way to teach and research in the field of human anatomy. During your studies you will have access to the recently refurbished teaching and research laboratories within the Thomson Building. Students will also have access to recently modernised and refurbished laboratories including a large dissection room, histology teaching laboratory, histology preparation library. Our tutorial and lecture facilities have been updated with modern audio-visual equipment, all with internet access.

During your studies you will have access to the world-renowned anatomical and pathological collections of William Hunter and John Cleland. These collections are unique to Glasgow and we hold the world’s largest collection of anatomical specimens from these two significant individuals who enhanced anatomical knowledge and understanding. Clinical anatomists active in research will teach you, including those specialising in pedagogical techniques related to anatomy and anatomical education. The course also has postgraduate demonstrating staff that have either anatomical or anatomical and medical visualisation training. On completion of the programme you will have gained valuable understanding and a range of skills encompassing anatomical legislation, human anatomy, cadaveric dissection techniques and typical laboratory practices within this environment.

Different course options

Study mode

Full time

Duration

5 months

Start date

SEP

Modules

This course will cover upper and lower limb, cardiovascular, respiratory, gastrointestinal, head and neck and genitourinary anatomy in an advanced level of detail. You will examine the wide collection of prosections held in the Laboratory of Human Anatomy, coupled with medical imaging techniques, histological sections, historical specimens and embryology as relevant to the system studied.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (overall cost)

£4,000

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (overall cost)

£8,223

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Applications for the Postgraduate Certificate in Human Anatomy will be considered on an individual basis, with particular emphasis on a demonstrable interest in human anatomy.

University information

The University of Glasgow is one of four ancient universities in Scotland, founded back in 1451. The university is part of the prestigious Russell Group, and is one of only two universities in the UK to be awarded a 5 Stars Plus by the QS University Rankings 2017. Alumni include seven Nobel Prize winners, Scotland’s First Minister and a Prime Minister, while Albert Einstein gave a lecture on the theory of relativity there back in 1933. The...more

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