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BM2509: HUMAN ANATOMY B (2017-2018)

Last modified: 29 Aug 2017 10:22


Course Overview

  • this will teach you about the anatomy of different systems of the human body and how it relates to growth, development, various injuries and disorders; 
  • you will get a chance to work with the prosected human cadaveric specimens, medical images such as CT and MRI scans; 
  • will increase your practical skills, improve your problem-solving and image interpretation skills, help you understand why fundamental anatomy and imaging are so important to understanding human health and disease; 
  • this will focus on the anatomy of pelvis, perineum, head, neck and brain;
  • facilitated by videos and 3D anatomy resources on MyAberdeen

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 2
Session Second Sub Session Credit Points 15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)
Campus None. Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Dr Hebri Ballal

Qualification Prerequisites

  • Programme Level 2

What courses & programmes must have been taken before this course?

  • Any Undergraduate Programme (Studied)
  • One of BSc Biomedical Sciences (Physiology) (Studied) or BSc Biomedical Sciences (Pharmacology) (Studied) or MSci in Biomedical Science (Physiology) with Ind'l Placement (Studied) or BSc Biomedical Sciences (Anatomy) (Studied) or MSci in Biomedical Science (Anatomy) with Indust'l Placement (Studied) or MSci in Biomedical Science (Pharmacology) with Ind'l Pla'mnt (Studied) or BSc Biomedical Sciences (Develop'l Biol) (Studied) or BSc Biomedical Sciences (Molecular Biol) (Studied) or MSci in Biomedical Sci (Developm'l Biology) with Ind Placm't (Studied) or MSci in Biomedical Science (Molecular Biol) with Ind Plac't (Studied)
  • One of BI1507 The Cell (Passed) or SF1503 The Cell (Foundation) (Passed) or SM1501 The Cell (Passed)

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

None.

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

The course is practical based and thus consists of student led group work centred on prosections of cadavers and a workbook that is handed out at the beginning of the course. Other resources used are anatomical models and other teaching resources on MyAberdeen. The course concentrates on the study of the reproductive system (pelvis and perineum), and the nervous system (brain, spinal cord and special senses (eye and ear), respiratory, alimentary and cardiovascular systems as they are arrayed in the head and neck.

Further Information & Notes

This course is restricted to students on the degree of BSc Biomedical Sciences. The practical work required in this course may pose difficulties to students with some disabilities. If this arises alternative arrangements will be made. Any student wishing to discuss this further should contact the School Disability Co-ordinator.

Degree Programmes for which this Course is Prescribed

  • BSc Biomedical Sciences (Anatomy)
  • BSc Biomedical Sciences (Develop'l Biol)
  • BSc Biomedical Sciences (Molecular Biol)
  • BSc Biomedical Sciences (Pharmacology)
  • BSc Biomedical Sciences (Physiology)
  • BSc in Biomedical Sciences (Pharmacology & Biobusiness)
  • Bsc In Biomedical Sciences (Anatomy & Biobusiness)
  • Bsc In Biomedical Sciences (Dev Biology & Biobusiness)
  • Bsc In Biomedical Sciences (Molecular & Biobusiness)
  • Bsc In Biomedical Sciences (Physiology & Biobusiness)
  • MSci in Biomedical Sci (Developm'l Biology) with Ind Placm't
  • MSci in Biomedical Science (Anatomy) with Indust'l Placement
  • MSci in Biomedical Science (Molecular Biol) with Ind Plac't
  • MSci in Biomedical Science (Pharmacology) with Ind'l Pla'mnt
  • MSci in Biomedical Science (Physiology) with Ind'l Placement
  • Msci In Biomedical Sciences (Anatomy & Bio Bus) With Ip
  • Msci In Biomedical Sciences (Develo Biolo & Bio Bus) With Ip
  • Msci In Biomedical Sciences (Molecular Bio& Biobus) With Ip
  • Msci In Biomedical Sciences (Pharmacology & Bio Bus) With Ip

Contact Teaching Time

87 hours

This is the total time spent in lectures, tutorials and other class teaching.

Teaching Breakdown


Assessment

1st Attempt: 1 two-hour written and practical examination (60%) and in-course assessment (40%). 2 in-course assessments, each worth 10% of final total. Each in-course assessment using questions in same style as those to be included in final exam and carried out under exam conditions.

Resit: 1 two-hour written and practical examination (100%).

Formative Assessment

Weekly list of sample questions provided in hard copy.

Feedback

Model answers provided to students immediately after each in-course summative assessment, and marked scripts returned to provide continuous feedback as to performance.

Model answers provided the following week for weekly sample questions.

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