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Unit information: Facets of Anatomy in 2020/21

Unit name Facets of Anatomy
Unit code ANAT30009
Credit points 20
Level of study H/6
Teaching block(s) Teaching Block 4 (weeks 1-24)
Unit director Dr. Miller
Open unit status Not open

Years 1 and 2 of the BSc Applied Anatomy


Advanced Topics in Applied Anatomy

School/department School of Anatomy
Faculty Faculty of Health Sciences


The Facets of Anatomy unit furthers activities undertaken in years 1 and 2 of the BSc Applied Anatomy course in exploring the breadth and depth of the field of anatomy.

Students will have opportunities to explore careers within and allied to the field of anatomy, and develop their understanding of relevant topics. These topics may include anatomical professional skills such as illustration, research ethics, and engaging with expert speakers.

Intended learning outcomes

  1. To evaluate the reciprocal impacts of anatomy and society.
  2. To demonstrate professional behaviours and skills.
  3. To reflect on career paths, opportunities and facets of the field of anatomy.

Teaching details

Teaching will predominantly be via tutorial and seminar sessions.

Assessment Details

50% Reflective piece (Coursework) Students will produce a reflective piece discussing their engagement with the BSc Applied Anatomy degree course, and the professional skills relevant to their future career paths. ILO 1,2,3

50% Learning resource design (Practical) Students will produce a learning resource relevant to one of the topics covered in the Facets of Anatomy unit, for use by a clearly defined audience of their choice. ILO 1,2,3

Reading and References

Readings relevant to individual topics will be provided via the online learning environment.