Key Programme Information
Programme length *
Medicine, Health and Life Sciences
Medicine, Dentistry and Biomedical Sciences
* 1 year full-time, 3 years part-time
This MSc in Clinical Anatomy aims 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, although they are not designed exclusively for clinicians, and applications are invited from any students who have studied cadaveric anatomy within their first degree.
We have also launched a blended learning approach to achieving a PgCert or PgDip in Clinical Anatomy for working doctors. This involves online learning plus a two-day residential course.
For more information, watch our recent webinar!
Queen's is one of the few medical schools in the UK where students have access to human cadaveric teaching material in a purpose-built facility licensed by the Human Tissue Authority.
Teaching will be based in the Centre for Biomedical Sciences Education, whose staff have won seven Queen's University Teaching Awards in recent years
Did you know?
Queen's is one of the few medical schools in the UK to teach students through anatomical dissection
- Applied Anatomy of the Trunk
- Applied Anatomy of the Head, Neck and Brain
- Applied Anatomy of the Limbs and Back
- Evolution of the Human Body
- Special Topics in Microscopic Anatomy
- Special Topics in Embryology
- Anatomy Project
Module options available.
Please note availability of optional modules will be dependent on interest/numbers enrolling.
Assessment & Feedback
The assessment used will depend upon the teaching methodologies used in each module. In general it will involve short answer/single best answer tests, practical assessments, log books and portfolio as appropriate.
Learning and Teaching
Queen's University Medical School has a long tradition of excellent medical education which is constantly updated in response to developments in medical science and practice. We aim to deliver a high quality course utilising innovative teaching methods and best practice to create a supportive environment designed to enable students to achieve their personal and academic potential.
There is a combination of course classes on this course and a number of practical learning methods including; lectures, e-learning opportunities, practicals, self-directed study and one-to-one training.
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). All applicants must have studied human anatomy as a significant part of their undergraduate degree. If the number of applicants exceeds the course capacity, the School may undertake interviews as part of the selection process.
For information on international qualification equivalents please select Your Country from the list on our International Students website.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS
International students (for whom English is not their first language), must be able to demonstrate their proficiency in English in order to benefit fully from their studies. 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, with not less than 6.0 in any component, or an equivalent qualification acceptable to the University is required (*taken within the last 2 years). For more information on English Language requirements for EEA and non-EEA nationals see:
go.qub.ac.uk/ If you need to improve your English language skills before you enter this programme, our partner INTO Queen's University Belfast offers a range of English language courses. These intensive and flexible courses are designed to improve your English ability to entry to this programme.
Please click the links below for more information:
Pre-sessional English - a short intensive academic English course for students starting a degree programme at Queen's University Belfast and who need to improve their English
How To Apply
Applicants for Postgraduate programmes are strongly advised to carefully read the important information and follow the steps set out here before submitting their application via the Postgraduate Direct Applications Portal.
If you have queries on course content please contact the school representative below.
Postgraduate and Professional Development
Health Sciences Building School of Medicine, Dentistry and Biomedical Sciences
Tel: 9097 2615
Queen’s University Belfast Terms and Conditions 2017 Entry
The terms and conditions that apply when you accept an offer of a place at the University on a taught programme of study.
This programme will support career development for trainees in many medical specialties and those from the allied health professionals undertaking continued professional development. It would also be of benefit to those wishing to engage in a career as an anatomy teacher.
Queen's postgraduates reap exceptional benefits. Unique initiatives, such as Degree Plus and Researcher Plus bolster our commitment to employability, while innovative leadership and executive programmes alongside sterling integration with business experts helps our students gain key leadership positions both nationally and internationally.
Fees & Funding
There is a range of funding and scholarship options available to those considering study at Queen's.
For tuition fee information see www.qub.ac.uk/Study/PostgraduateStudy/TuitionFees/
From the academic year 2017/18, the Department for the Economy will provide a tuition fee loan of up to £5,500 per NI / EU student for postgraduate study. Tuition fee loan information.
A postgraduate loans system in the UK offers government-backed student loans of up to £10,280 for taught and research Masters courses in all subject areas. Criteria, eligibility, repayment and application information are available on the UK government website.
For fees, funding and further information see: go.qub.ac.uk/pgstudy
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