Taught course

Anatomical Sciences (Online Distance Learning)

Institution
University of Edinburgh · College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine
Qualifications
PGCertPGDipPGCertPGCert

Entry requirements

A UK 2:1 honours degree, or its international equivalent, in a medical, biomedical, or relevant bioscience topic.

We may also consider your application if you are in a profession allied to medicine or have relevant work experience; please contact us to check before you apply. You may be admitted to certificate level only in the first instance.

All applicants must also meet our English language requirements

Months of entry

September

Course content

This postgraduate certificate and diploma is a unique opportunity for students who want to explore aspects of human anatomy through the flexibility of an online distance learning programme.

All courses making up the programme use innovative teaching methods to provide students with key transferable skills in addition to a solid foundation of anatomical knowledge.

Our programme in anatomical sciences is delivered entirely online and consequently relies on the use of IT, for example through the use of email, audio visual material, discussion forums and various other interactive resources.

This is a postgraduate qualification for medical, biomedical, allied health professionals and those in holistic practice with an interest in human anatomy. The programme draws upon the highly regarded teaching and research staff within the University.

Our aim is to provide quality course materials to be delivered from our virtual learning environment. Interactive software is being specifically developed for use in this programme. alongside the licensed software currently in use for the on campus masters programme in Human Anatomy and our medical degree course.

The programme is designed to introduce and develop student knowledge in the anatomical sciences; in addition it is aimed at renewing and strengthening communication and IT knowledge and skills.

Our online learning system lets you work entirely from your own home location. This will enhance your learning experience and working knowledge while rewarding you with a highly regarded qualification.

Information for international students

http://www.ed.ac.uk/studying/international

Fees and funding

http://www.ed.ac.uk/student-funding

Qualification and course duration

PGCert

distance learning
24 months

PGDip

distance learning
24 months

PGCert

distance learning
12 months

PGCert

distance learning
48 months

Course contact details

Name
Jennifer Paxton
Email
anatomical.sciences@ed.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)131 651 5250