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BSc Clinical Anatomy

Year 1

(Award available for year: Bachelor of Science)

Learning outcomes

On completion of the year/programme students should have provided evidence of being able to:

- understand and demonstrate coherent and detailed anatomical knowledge and professional competencies some of which will be informed by recent research/scholarship in anatomy
- deploy accurately standard techniques of analysis and enquiry in anatomy
- demonstrate a conceptual understanding which enables the development and sustaining of an argument
- describe and comment on particular aspects of recent research and/or scholarship in anatomy
- appreciate the uncertainty, ambiguity and limitations of knowledge in anatomy
- make appropriate use of scholarly reviews and primary sources
- apply their knowledge and understanding in order to initiate and carry out an extended piece of work
- conform to professional boundaries and norms where applicable

Transferable (key) skills

Students will have had the opportunity to acquire, as defined in the modules specified for the programme:

- the transferable/key/generic skills necessary for employment related to the area of anatomy
- the exercise of initiative and personal responsibility
- the deployment of decision making skills in complex and unpredictable situations
- the communication of information, ideas, problems and solutions in a variety of ways to a variety of audiences
- the ability to undertake appropriate further training of a professional or equivalent nature


Achievement will be assessed by a variety of methods in accordance with the learning outcomes of the modules specified for the year/programme and will include:

- demonstrating the ability to apply a broad range of aspects of anatomy
- work that draws on a wide variety of material
- the ability to evaluate and criticise received opinion
- evidence of an ability to conduct independent, in depth enquiry within anatomy
- work that is typically both evaluative and creative


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