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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You must complete 60 credits and research dissertation to be awarded the MSc in Human Anatomy Degree. The MSc Human Anatomy award is a Level 9-Master’s Degree and Major Award. You will be eligible for the award of honours on the basis of the marks you achieve over the Summer, Autumn and Winter Examination Boards. To be eligible for honours, you must pass all modules.
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
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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.