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Anatomy, Short Course

  • Application Deadline
  • 7 days
University rank #67 (QS) Glasgow, United Kingdom
Our advanced anatomy of the internal organs and its medical applications course aims to give you advanced practical experience in the gross anatomy of thorax and abdomen via hands-on dissection. The Anatomy programme is offered by the University of Glasgow.  
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The Anatomy course at University of Glasgow is fundamentally an intensive practical course with no formal lectures. During dissection sessions, clinical aspect of normal functional anatomy will be emphasised.

The course may be suitable for you if you are:

  • an advanced medical student who has already completed the preclinical years and you wish to consolidate your anatomical knowledge via practical experience (particularly if you did not have a comprehensive dissection experience during your anatomy course)
  • an early stage clinical trainee, who wishes to consolidate anatomical knowledge via practical experience in the view of its clinical application
  • an early stage lecturer in anatomy with a need to re-enforce anatomical knowledge
  • a biomedical engineer with a particular interest in the application and design of medical devices.
Assessment and credits:
  •  This course has no assessment and is non credit bearing.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date

    2019 dates tbc

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 7 days
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

  • This course gives you the opportunity to deepen your anatomical knowledge by means of practical dissection, without the immediate pressure of having to take an exam.
  • You will develop your dissection dexterity supervised by an enthusiastic team of anatomists over a week-long intensive period. By the end of the course you will be able to describe anatomical relations of thorax and abdomen and be able to put this knowledge in relevant context of medical applications.

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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General Requirements

You must have one of the following:

  • medical degree or completion of preclinical years in medical degree (2.1. or equivalent)
  • BSc with major in anatomy (2.1. or equivalent)
  • biomedical engineering degree with completion of courses in relevant anatomy (2.1. or equivalent)
  • beginning of a career as anatomy teacher at university level with experience in gross anatomy.

English language requirements

  • International English Language Testing System (IELTS) Academic module (not General Training) overall score of 6.0, with no sub test less than 5.5
  • we also accept equivalent scores in other recognised qualifications such as ibTOEFL, CAE, CPE and more.

Tuition Fee

Living costs for Glasgow

  • 620 - 1020 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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