About This Program
Interested in teaching human anatomy or developing your dissection and anatomical knowledge? If so, consider studying in Ireland.
This MSc degree in Human Anatomy of University College Cork will be of interest to you if you are a graduate of either medicine, physiotherapy, occupational therapy, nursing, science, engineering and other fields.
Core modules are designed to accommodate students with varying interests and will therefore cover different anatomical sciences such as gross anatomy, neuroanatomy and human embryology. In the Anatomy Pedagogy, module students will be taught to develop and deliver innovative anatomical teaching methods which include the use of new technologies.
The programme also offers several modules to suit specialised career paths. In the ‘Anatomy Pedagogy’ module students will be taught to develop and deliver innovative anatomical pedagogical methods which include the use of new technologies.
You will have opportunities to develop radiological skills and experience in the ‘Radiology Imaging Module’. Access to practical experience in a range of radiological modalities e.g. CT, MRI, ultrasound and PET will be of special interest.
You should expect to attend a mixture of lectures, tutorials, seminars and laboratories from 9am to 5pm daily. You will also have to dedicate some time to independent learning during the first and second semesters.
Your weekly schedule will be like this: 5 to 8 hours of lectures, 2 to 3 hours of tutorials, 6 to 9 hours of lab practicals and 1 to 2 hours of seminars per week.
During semester 3, you will need to complete a short research proposal and complete a research project of limited scope.
The MSc in Human Anatomy will enhance your application profile with the aim of furthering your career path. You will be equipped with skills that enable you to excel in careers in anatomical sciences including teaching and technical positions. If you are applying for clinical positions, your credentials will be enhanced by the advanced skills and knowledge gained on this course.
On successful completion of this programme, you should be able to:
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Course Code : CKX52
College : Medicine and Health
Duration : One year
Qualifications Level : NFQ Level 9
All fees listed below are in Euros (€).
Tuition Fee - International Fees
Medicover Standard (O'Driscoll O'Neil Insurance)
The above figures represent what UCC expects will be your reasonable international fees. Other fees may not have been included (e.g. living expenses).
As expenses are subject to change, the above figures may be changed at any time without notice by UCC. Please check with your IVC-assigned Visa Counselor or Documentation Officer periodically for any changes.
When estimating your cost of living for an academic year, i.e., one nine-month period from September to May inclusive, include rent, weekly supermarket shopping, some meals on campus, electricity bills, heating bills, refuse bills, parking fees, mobile phone expenses, travel, clothing, snacks on campus, socialising, health, books and materials.
Intake Dates :
The next intake date is September 2017.
For next year, IVC however, will be accepting application only until March 28, 2018. This 6-month preparation period includes:
Make sure you apply early! We allow two months to coordinate with the university, arrange accommodation and insurance. The next three months is reserved for the visa application process.
Admission and entry requirements for this qualification are in accordance with the academic regulations of University College Cork. As an international student, you must meet the following eligibility requirements:
The MSc degree in Human Anatomy will be of interest to graduates of medicine, physiotherapy, occupational therapy, nursing, science, engineering and other fields, interested in combining a post graduate qualification in human anatomy to their skills base.
You will be required to hold an Honours Degree (NFQ level 8) with a minimum second class honours grade 2 (or equivalent) in a subject related to that of the MSc programme such as but not exclusively to medicine, healthcare, nursing, biomedical, bioengineering, pre-med or any biological science. VERIFY if you Meet UCC'S minimum academic standards.
If you did not meet the academic requirement or there is no equivalency for your country, let us know! In exceptional circumstances applicants with an Honours Degree (NFQ level 8), with a minimum second class honours grade 2 (or equivalent), in a subject unrelated to the above areas, may be recommended for entry to the programme subject to the approval of the Programme Committee. Share your inquiry with us.
Why Study in University College Cork
The greater metropolitan area of Cork, Ireland's second largest city, has a population of almost 300,000.
Cork has a number of "sister cities" around the world; these include San Francisco, Shanghai, Rennes and Cologne. UCC receives many students from these cities who experience a warm and friendly welcome and a sense of being "home from home".
Cork City is a cosmopolitan modern city with all the advantages of a capital city with none of the disadvantages! It has the cafe, restaurant and nightlife culture of a vibrant European city while its inhabitants can still easily walk down its main street and bump into friends and acquaintances. The city is also the principal commercial and banking centre in the South of Ireland. It is a busy, thriving seaport and home to a large number of modern industries.
As a small city, everything is easily accessible and a full range of amenities, be they recreational, business, shopping or sport, abound in the city itself. Cork City however, does not stand isolated from its county - the largest in the country. Therefore, 'city and 'county' life merge effortlessly together bringing the beauty of County Cork, water sports and ourdoor pursuits right to your doorstep. According to National Geographic, you'll find one of the best walks in Cork!
UCC's main campus is within walking distance of this mass of activity and life. What's more with the beauty of its campus, UCC is considered not only a respected University but also one of the nicest 'gardens' belonging to Cork as a whole.
Cork was also very proud to have been designated 'European Capital of Culture 2005', reflecting the strong tradition of music, art and theatre in the city.
Cork international airport is only 6 kilometres from the University. This allows for constant access to the international destinations and also highlights Cork itself as a globally attractive and exciting location.
If you intend to enroll in UCC especially in research, you would enjoy working with state of the art facilities and a hands-on approach to learning. And as an applicant, you would be happy to know that UCC:
Aside from stylishly-furnished rooms that can accommodate 1,200 students, you may want to consider studying in University College Cork for the following reasons:
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