Taught course

Clinical Anatomy

University of Hull · The Hull York Medical School

Entry requirements

Applicants must have previous training in human or mammalian biology (e.g. graduates from medical, biomedical, anatomical science, veterinary medicine, and zoology backgrounds).

Intercalating medical students must have successfully completed a minimum of three years of an MB BS or comparable medical qualification.

Months of entry


Course content

The MSc in Clinical Anatomy is designed to provide you with advanced knowledge and skills in clinically applied human anatomy. You will do this by applying topographical, biomechanical, developmental and radiological perspectives to help you understand how the experience of handling cadaveric material translates to the anatomy of the living person.

You will learn to critically appraise and reflectively apply advanced anatomical acumen to inform clinical decision making. The programme will develop your knowledge and skills to undertake and deliver high quality research in clinical anatomy and related disciplines.

The course has a flexible structure, so you can tailor the programme to suit your individual interests and goals. You can choose from a number of exciting elective modules, which are taken in conjunction with the core modules. You can choose to study full time over one year, or part-time over two or three years.

This programme is an ideal option for medical students wishing to intercalate. It will hone and develop your analytical and research skills, as well as your practical skills using state-of-the-art equipment, which will enhance your performance on your undergraduate programme.

The course is delivered primarily on the University of Hull campus, but you may need to travel to the University of York for some of the elective modules.

You will be registered at the University of Hull, but you will have access to facilities and support at both our parent universities – Hull and York. All of our degrees are awarded by both the University of Hull and University of York.

Information for international students

Applicants whose first language is not English will be required to demonstrate evidence of proficiency in English Language as follows: IELTS: 6.5 (in the academic test, with minimum score of 6.0 in all four language competences: Listening, reading, speaking and writing).

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    part time
    24-36 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

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